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Learning to recognize MALARIA

Carrillo, Fernando DNP, FNP–C

doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000375812.81771.ef
Feature: PARASITIC DISEASE

U.S. citizens traveling abroad are at increased risk of contracting malaria. In the United States, however, a significant proportion of cases are found in immigrants and refugees.

Fernando Carrillo is a family nurse practitioner at the North Portland Health Center, Portland, Ore.

© 2010 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.