Iranian Journal of Parasitology 2007. 2(1):43-45.

A Patient with G6PD Deficiency and Falciparum Malaria
M Nateghpour, A Miahipour, M Yousefi, A Mohammadiha, Y Fagani


A 20 year old male patient from Afghanistan with a history of G6PD deficiency and clinical manifestations of malaria referred to Bou-Ali Hospital in Tehran, capital of Iran. Giemsa stained thick blood films revealed an infection of Plasmodium falciparum with 33700 parasite/μL of blood. The patient was successfully treated according to malaria treatment guideline.



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