Malaria infects 30,000 travelers annually worldwide. At greatest risk are those who travel for long duration. Prevention of malaria includes chemoprophylaxis. This prospective study on 121 travelers who visited two travel clinics shows that adherence to prophylactic treatment was low, especially in long duration trips, and that adherence rate could be predicted by the much more available intent-to-adhere rate.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Travel Medicine|
|State||Published - 1 Mar 2015|
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© 2014 International Society of Travel Medicine.
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- Medicine (all)