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Table 5 Supportive treatments used in European patients with severe malaria (n = 185)

From: Severe malaria in Europe: an 8-year multi-centre observational study

Supportive treatments n %
Antibiotic therapy 82 44
Erythrocyte transfusion 38 21
Vasopressor therapy 24 13
Mechanical ventilation 24 13
 Invasive ventilation 18  
 Non-invasive ventilation 6  
Haemodialysis and haemofiltration 20 11
Erythrocyte exchange transfusion 8 4
Erythrocyte apheresis 5 3