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A severe case of Plasmodium falciparum malaria imported by a French traveler from Cameroon to French Guiana despite regular intake of Artemisia annua herbal tea

Overview of attention for article published in Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, January 2023
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Title
A severe case of Plasmodium falciparum malaria imported by a French traveler from Cameroon to French Guiana despite regular intake of Artemisia annua herbal tea
Published in
Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo, January 2023
DOI 10.1590/s1678-9946202365003
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Authors

Olivia Cohen, Mathilde Boutrou, Mathieu Nacher, Eric Caumes, Félix Djossou, Loïc Epelboin

Abstract

The use of herbal tea with Artemisia annua by travelers and traditional communities in Africa has increased in recent years as a supposed form of malaria prophylaxis, although its use is not recommended due to lack of efficacy. The risk of severe malaria complications that can lead to death is real regarding said behavior, and awareness needs to be raised. We report a case of severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria imported in the Amazon rainforest by a traveler returning from Cameroon who treated himself with Artemisia annua herbal tea.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 12 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 2 17%
Student > Bachelor 1 8%
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 8%
Student > Master 1 8%
Researcher 1 8%
Other 1 8%
Unknown 5 42%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3 25%
Medicine and Dentistry 2 17%
Social Sciences 1 8%
Unknown 6 50%
Attention Score in Context

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 January 2023.
All research outputs
#16,943,825
of 25,887,951 outputs
Outputs from Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo
#413
of 791 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#254,025
of 481,208 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de Sao Paulo
#9
of 30 outputs
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