Affiliations: Advanced Pediatric Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India
Note:  Correspondence: Dr. Rakesh Kumar, M.D., Advanced Pediatric
Centre, PGIMER, Chandigarh 160012, India. Tel.: +91 172 2755338; +91
9914208480; Fax: +91 172 2744401; E-mail: [email protected]
Abstract: A 3-year-old male child presented with severe complicated
Plasmodium vivax malaria with acute hepatic failure. Patient also had positive
IgM antibody for Hepatitis A. Patient died of severe coagulopathy and bleeding.
This case report documents a confirmed co- infection, which has not been
hitherto reported in English literature to the best of our knowledge.
Keywords: Plasmodium vivax, malaria, hepatitis A, co-infection, acute hepatic failure