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Imported malaria cases by species and reason for travel, United Kingdom: 2013

Data from the PHE Malaria Reference Laboratory

Reason for travel
*P.falciparum
P.vivax
P.ovale
P.malariae
Mixed
2013 Total
2012 Total
Visiting family in country of origin
577
62
26
11
5
681
535
Holiday travel
35
7
3
4
-
49
59
Foreign visitor ill while in UK
67
20
1
1
-
89
90
New entrant
37
12
7
3
3
62
56
Business/professional travel
72
1
14
6
1
94
95
UK citizen living abroad
24
-
1
-
1
26
27
Foreign student studying in the UK
24
8
3
-
-
35
42
Civilian sea/air crew
-
1
-
-
-
1
2
British armed services
5
1
-
1
-
7
1
Children visiting parents living abroad
-
-
-
-
-
-
2
Cryptic 2 - - - -

2

-
Other - - - - - - 2
Not stated
349
67
23
13
3
455
467
Total
1192
179
78
39
13
1501
1378

* P is Plasmodium


Last reviewed: 23 April 2014



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