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Table 2 Reported imported infections of malaria by continent and sub-region of infection, and by species, The Netherlands, 2000-2007.

From: Declining incidence of imported malaria in the Netherlands, 2000-2007

Region P. falciparum P. ovale P. vivax P. malariae Species unknown Total
Africa 1,658 (94%) 157 (94%) 78 (22%) 47 (78%) 128 (80%) 2,068 (82%)
Middle & West Africa 1 1413 110 23 39 89 1674
East & Southern Africa 2 245 47 55 8 39 394
America 43 (2%) 2 (1%) 79 (23%) 7 (12%) 11 (7%) 142 (6%)
Middle America 3 4 0 17 0 5 24
South America 4 39 2 62 7 6 118
Asia 71 (4%) 9 (5%) 192 (55%) 5 (8%) 21 (13%) 298 (12%)
South Asia 5 20 0 57 3 9 89
South East Asia 6 51 9 135 2 12 209
Oceania 2 (0.1%) 0 (0.0%) 0 (0.0%) 1 (2%) 0 (0.0%) 3 (0.1%)
Sub total 1,774 (100%) 169 (100%) 349 (100%) 60 (100%) 160 (100%) 2,511 (100%)
Region of infection unknown 115 15 39 4 162 336
Total 1,889 184 388 64 322 2,847
  1. 1Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Côte d'Ivoire, Congo, the Democratic republic of Congo, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo.
  2. 2Botswana, Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Nauru, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Somalia, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.
  3. 3Anguilla (U.K.), Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda (U.K.), Cayman Islands (U.K.), Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique (France), Mexico, Montserrat (U.K.), Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico (U.S.), Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands (U.K.), Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.
  4. 4Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Easter Island (Chile), Ecuador, Falkland Islands (U.K.), French Guiana (France), Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, South Sandwich Islands, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.
  5. 5Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iraq, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.
  6. 6Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Vietnam.