UK malaria cases by region, 2004-2008

UK malaria cases by region, 2004-2008

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2008

Tables showing reported cases of malaria 2004-2008 in the UK listed by species and region of travel.

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2008

Geographic area *P.falciparum P.vivax P.ovale P.malariae Mixed P unspecified Total
West Africa 763 1 38 10 6 818
East Africa 73 10 7 5 95
Central Africa 23 6 29
Southern Africa 27 2 4 33
North Africa
Africa – unspecified 20 5 25
Asia 8 118 1 127
Far East/SE Asia 1 3 1 5
Central/South America 3 3
Middle East 1 1
Oceania 10 1 11
Not given 171 30 16 5 1 223
Total 1087 177 76 20 9 1 1370

*P is Plasmodium

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2007

Geographic area *P.falciparum P.vivax P.ovale P.malariae Mixed P unspecified Total
West Africa 719 2 67 11 9 808
East Africa 92 8 11 10 2 123
Central Africa 23 2 2 27
Southern Africa 31 1 1 1 34
North Africa
Africa – unspecified 12 1 1 14
Asia 22 169 1 2 194
Far East/SE Asia 1 4 5
Central/South America 2 11 1 14
Middle East 1 1
Oceania 1 14 15
Not given 235 46 24 6 2 313
Total 1139 256 108 30 20 1548

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2006

Geographic area *P.falciparum P.vivax P.ovale P.malariae Mixed P unspecified Total
West Africa 849 4 53 14 9 929
East Africa 116 19 17 6 3 161
Central Africa 38 3 41
Southern Africa 55 1 5 1 62
North Africa
Africa – unspecified 32 3 2 37
Asia 12 140 1 2 155
Far East/SE Asia 8 1 10 (†)
Central/South America 2 12 1 15
Middle East 2 2
Oceania 2 5 1 8
Not given 278 30 23 3 4 338
Total 1386 219 106 26 20 1758

† Includes one case with Plasmodium knowlesi. See Imported malaria cases and deaths, United Kingdom: 1987 – 2007

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2005

Geographic area *P.falciparum P.vivax P.ovale P.malariae Mixed P unspecified Total
West Africa 781 2 57 10 4 854
East Africa 126 11 12 4 1 154
Central Africa 35 12 2 2 51
Southern Africa 46 1 2 49
North Africa
Africa – unspecified 26 3 1 30
Asia 15 162 177
Far East/SE Asia 2 2 1 5
Central/South America 1 17 1 2 21
Middle East 2 2
Oceania 1 10 11
Not given 303 53 29 11 2 2 400
Total 1338 258 116 29 10 3 1754

Imported malaria cases by species and region of travel, United Kingdom: 2004

Geographic area P.falciparum P.vivax P.ovale P.malariae Mixed P unspecified Total
West Africa 733 8 50 16 5 812
East Africa 84 11 17 9 121
Central Africa 58 5 63
Southern Africa 55 7 8 70
North Africa 1 1
Africa – unspecified 24 0 7 1 32
Asia 9 156 2 1 1 169
Far East/SE Asia 4 6 10
Central/South America 2 14 16
Middle East 3 3
Oceania 2 16 1 19
Not given 250 56 32 2 4 344
Total 1221 278 121 28 12 1660

Last reviewed: 2 July 2009

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