Malaria (Plasmodium falciparum, vivax, knowlesi, ovale, malariae)

Clinical criteria
Not relevant for surveillance purposes

Laboratory criteria
At least one of the following three:
- Demonstration of malaria parasites by light microscopy in blood films
- Detection of Plasmodium nucleic acid in blood
- Detection of Plasmodium antigen
Differentiation of Plasmodium spp. should be performed if possible

Epidemiological criteria

Case classification
A. Possible case
B. Probable case
C. Confirmed case
Any person meeting the laboratory criteria

Current as of: 24 January 2019