ALBERT H. FINE, M.D.; ARNOLD W. GOLDSCHLAGER, M.D.
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To the editor: The high prevalence of malaria in servicemen returning from Southeast Asia has been reported. In a series of 16 consecutive cases of malaria hospitalized at the 1st USAF Hospital, Selfridge AFB, Michigan, 7 of these also had subclinical intestinal parasitic infestations. All the patients in our series were men with a mean age of 21. They had returned from Southeast Asia within 1 month of the onset of clinical illness and were admitted to our hospital after microscopic confirmation of a malarial infection. Generally they presented with spiking fevers, chills, malaise, headache, and prostration. No history of
FINE AH, GOLDSCHLAGER AW. Subclinical Intestinal Parasitic Infections in Military Personnel with Malaria. Ann Intern Med. ;73:857. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-73-5-857_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1970;73(5):857.
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