Accession Number : ADP006577

Title :   Recent Lessons on the Safety and Effectiveness of Malaria Chemoprophylaxis ina Non-Immune Population,

Corporate Author : ZURICH UNIV (SWITZERLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Steffen, R.

Report Date : APR 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : To assess adverse events (AE) and the effectiveness of malaria chemoprophylaxis in short term travelers to East Africa, two similar follow-up studies were conducted, the second of which is ongoing. Pooled data of both studies are presented, in which all passengers returning from Kenya by British, German or Swiss charter flights were distributed a questionnaire aboard and a second one three months later. Any report of documented malaria or of a hospitalization for adverse events was investigated with the physician.

Descriptors :   *HOSPITALIZATIONS, *MALARIA, AFRICA, EAST AFRICA, FLIGHT, KENYA, PASSENGERS, PHYSICIANS, QUESTIONNAIRES.

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE