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Individuals treated for malaria must wait ____ years from the date treatment was finished until they are eligible to donate blood.
3 years
Individuals who were in malaria-risk areas and were required to take chemoprophylaxis because of a perceived risk of exposure must wait ____ years fro the time chemoprophylaxis was finished.
3 years
Individuals who visited malaria-risk area and remained asymptomatic, but were not required to take chemoprophylaxis because of negligible risk of exposure must wait how many months to donate blood?
6 months
True or false. Individuals who were placed on chemoprophylais initially, but did not visit the malarial-risk area require no waiting period for donating blood.
True or False. All Navy, Marine Corps, and MSC personnel must have a documented g6pd test result on their health record
Any person who is G-6-PD deficient has a risk of hemolysis associated with taking ______ for chemoprophylaxis.
Report suspected or confirmed malaria cases in a _____ .
Disease Alert Report. A malaria DAR should include the patient's itinerary during the previous 3 months and the types and duration of any chemoprophylaxis or treatment medication taken
What is the most important means for an individual to prevent becoming infected with malaria?
Personal Protective Measures
What are the vectors of malaria?
Anopheline mosquito
What are the chemoprophylaxis for malaria?
Traditionally, chloroquine and primaquine has been effective. Due to resistance to chloroquine, regimen may require the use of pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine or doxycycline.
Since patterns of resistance and drug requirements change frequently, Medical Department of fleet units must contact ______-
NAVENPVNTMEDU prior to deployment to malaria-risk areas
What is the Wilson-Edeson Test
Screening test for the presence of chloroquine in the urine. It tests for overall compliance with taking choroquine. 15% false negative rate.
True or false. Documented malaria, in the presence of urinary chloroquine strongly suggests a chloroquine-resistant strain.
The most important aspect of malaria treatment is suspecting this disease in the ________ diagnosis of the patient and beginning immediate treatment.
________ ________ malaria can progress into a rapidly fatal course.
Plasmodium falciparum
The types of parenteral antimalarial drugs used to treat severe cases of malaria are:
Parenteral chloroquine hydrochloride, quidine gluconate, and quinine dihydrochloride
True or false. Quinine-type dugs are rapidly schizonticidal and therefore rapidly reduce the level of parasitemia.
Malaria Prevention and Control