Spleen rupture in a case of untreated Plasmodium vivax infection

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012;6(12):e1934. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001934. Epub 2012 Dec 13.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Blood / parasitology
  • Histocytochemistry
  • Humans
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Malaria, Vivax / complications*
  • Male
  • Microscopy
  • Plasmodium vivax / genetics
  • Plasmodium vivax / isolation & purification*
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Rupture / diagnosis*
  • Rupture / pathology*
  • Spleen / parasitology
  • Spleen / pathology*
  • Young Adult

Grant support

This study was supported by research funding of the Brazilian Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq grant n° 555666/2009-3); the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (grant agreement N° 242095); Fundación Privada CELLEX (Catalonia, Spain); and by the Ministerio Español de Ciencia e Innovación (SAF2009-07760), Spain. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.