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A veteran believes that he has illness due to a recurrence of malaria. Can that happen years later?

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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Yes

Certain types of malaria can lie dormant for months and, sometimes, even years.
Blood tests can be done to determine if you have malaria or not.

In brief: Yes

Certain types of malaria can lie dormant for months and, sometimes, even years.
Blood tests can be done to determine if you have malaria or not.
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