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Table 3 Region of exposure for travellers with a mixed Plasmodium infection reported to GeoSentinel, January 2003–June 2016 (n = 66)

From: Malaria after international travel: a GeoSentinel analysis, 2003–2016

Plasmodium species n (%) Region(s) of exposure (n)
P. falciparum and P. vivax 26 (39) Sub-Saharan Africa (15), Southeast Asia (9), South America (1), Central Asia (1)
P. falciparum and P. ovale 21 (32) Sub-Saharan Africa (21)
P. falciparum and P. malariae 15 (23) Sub-Saharan Africa (14a), Oceania (1)
P. vivax and P. ovale 3 (5) Sub-Saharan Africa (2), Oceania (1)
P. vivax and P. malariae 1 (1) South America (1)
Total 66  
  1. aOne traveller had severe malaria