Malaria is a serious disease that can be fatal if not addressed immediately. This preventable disease is caused by a parasite that infects mosquitoes, which in turn feed on humans.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 1,500 cases of malaria in the United States each year. The majority of these cases are found in travelers from, and immigrants who have been in, countries that are hotbeds for transmission.
Malaria is common in regions such as South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Symptoms of this disease include:
At Executive Health Services, Inc., we provide routine tests for recent travelers to make sure that they have not acquired any infectious diseases such as malaria.Executive Health Services has a rich 30-year history in travel evaluations and vaccinations and provide specialized post-travel laboratory tests, evaluations and x-rays. As the area’s first private travel clinic, we strive to provide vaccines and testing to ensure our patients’ safety.
If you have recently traveled to an area where the transmission of malaria is common, we will provide you with the testing you need to make sure you remain healthy. Call Executive Health Services, Inc. where our friendly representatives are available around the clock to help you schedule an appointment.