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Table 3 Malaria case follow-up for P. falciparum and P. vivax patients, Sai Yok District, 2009

From: Application of mobile-technology for disease and treatment monitoring of malaria in the "Better Border Healthcare Programme"

Follow-up On Mobile Phone P. falciparum cases (n = 285) P. vivax cases (n = 249)
n % n %
Complete treatment (self-reported)
No 17 6.0 143 57.4
Yes 268 94.0 106 42.6
Symptoms within the first follow-up day (day 7/day14) post first dose
Fever 42 14.7 29 11.6
Headache 235 82.5 179 71.9
Chill 10 3.5 6 2.4
Muscle Pain/Fatigue 172 60.4 127 51.0
Vomit 49 17.2 16 6.4
Diarrhea 5 1.8 2 0.8