AFEBRILE PLASMODIUM KNOWLESI SEVERE MALARIA WITH A FATAL OUTCOME
Keywords:Afebrile malaria, Plasmodium knowlesi, thrombocytopenia, acute renal failure
AbstractI read with great interest the article by Shah et al. on the causes of fever in adults in Thall and surrounding areas. Malaria was found to be the most common cause of fever in the study. However, clinicians need to be aware that not all malaria infection present with fever. I would like to share a fatal case of severe Plasmodium knowlesi malaria with no fever.
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