Weekend Case Discussion - 2 -31/7/16Created by:
Young female patient, with no medical background, was recently arrived from Malawi 2 weeks ago, admitted to hospital due to 2 days history of fever and abdominal pain. Patient was apyrexia on admission, and abdominal examintaion showed no tenderness / no pain. Further history revealed that he was admitted to hospital in Malawi 3 weeks prior to his travel, and was treated for malaria for 3 days. Investigation showed that his platelet level is slightly low at around 125, normal Hb, and white cell count, blood film show malaria, parasiteamia 0.75, was confirmed to be plasmodium falciparum after. ;Patient has no sign of severe malaria innfection. What will be your treamtent strategy for this patient???