- Current Pediatric Research (2012) Volume 16, Issue 2
Transfusion-Acquired Plasmodium falciparum Infection in a Premature Infant. A Case Report.
The transmission of malaria by blood transfusion was one of the first recorded incidents of transfusion-transmitted infection. Although a number of different infections have been reported to be transmitted by transfusion since then, on a global scale malaria remains one of the most common transfusion-transmitted infections. In this case, a male Saudi pre-term infant was found to have blood transfusion-transmitted malaria.Author(s): Saleh M. Al-Qahtani; Ayed A. Shati; Ali M. Alsuheel; Ahmad A. Al-Hanshani