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Resistance to chloroquine by Plasmodium vivax at Alor in the Lesser Sundas Archipelago in eastern Indonesia.

Abstract:

The therapeutic response to standard chloroquine therapy against Plasmodium vivax was evaluated in 36 subjects living at Alor in the Lesser Sundas Archipelago of eastern Indonesia. Chloroquine level were measured on 32 individuals, and showed evidence of adequate absorption of standard chloroquine therapy. Three subjects failed treatment by Day 2 or 3, with evidence of rising asexual parasitemia, and two others had stable parasitemia to Day 7. Ten more subjects had recurrent parasitemia by Da...

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Sutanto, I More by this author
Suprijanto, S More by this author
Manoempil, P More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
81
Issue:
2
Pages:
338-342
Publication date:
2009-08-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:03364565-6ef6-4a42-b69d-90e07e2398d1
Source identifiers:
41281
Local pid:
pubs:41281

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