Acute Communicable
Disease Control

 
Contact Information
County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
Acute Communicable Disease Control
313 N. Figueroa Street, #212
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: (213) 240-7941
Fax: (213) 482-4856
Email:acdc2@ph.lacounty.gov

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Acute Communicable Disease Control
Malaria

Malaria is caused by four species of parasites in the genus Plasmodium. They are: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. malariae and P. ovale. There are several cases of malaria in Los Angeles County each year. Malaria is NOT transmitted locally. All cases of malaria in Los Angeles County were acquired in other countries. Malaria is transmitted by the bite of the Anopheles spp. mosquito.


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