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Global Health: PCR negative cerebral malaria in a traveller returning from Mumbai

21 Mar, 12 | by Emma

A 21 year old man returns from India agitated, confused and nearly unconscious. He is intubated and empirically treated for bacterial meningitis and viral encephalitis. Three days later, with no improvement, intravenous quinine is started and the patient begins to recover…

The medical challenges of global travel…

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

PCR negative cerebral malaria in a traveller returning from Mumbai

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