06/27/2023: Lab Advisory: CDC Issues Health Alert for Locally Acquired Malaria Cases in the United States

CDC's Laboratory Outreach Communication System (LOCS)

Audience: Clinical Laboratories

Level: Laboratory Advisory

On June 26, 2023, CDC issued a Health Alert Network (HAN) message about the identification of locally acquired malaria cases (P. vivax) in Florida and Texas within the last 2 months, and the concern for a potential rise in imported malaria cases associated with increased international travel in summer 2023.

CDC recommends that clinical laboratories

For more information, please review the HAN in detail.

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