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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30329-4027
Hotlines for Parasitic Disease Cases (not including Malaria)
Parasitic Diseases Hotline (M-F; 8am – 4:00pm EST) 404-718-4745
Emergency, after-hours hotline 770-488-7100
Hotlines for Malaria
Malaria Hotline (M-F; 9am – 5:00pm EST) 770-488-7788 or 855-856-4713 (Toll free)
Emergency, after-hours hotline 770-488-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Health care providers needing assistance with diagnosis or management of suspected cases of malaria should call one of the CDC Malaria Hotlines. Guidance for diagnosis and treatment of Malaria is also available at CDC’s Malaria Diagnosis & Treatment website.
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