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Randomized comparison of intramuscular artemether and intravenous quinine in adult, Melanesian patients with severe or complicated, Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Papua New Guinea.

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An open-label, randomized, controlled trial was used to compare the safety and efficacy of intramuscular artemether (a loading dose of 3.2 mg/kg, followed by 1.6 mg/kg daily for 4 days) and intravenous quinine (a loading dose of 20 mg quinine dihydrochloride/kg, followed first by 10 mg/kg every 8 h, each injection taking 4 h, for at least 48 h, and then oral quinine for a total of 7 days) in the management of strictly defined severe/complicated malaria in Melanesian adults. Four (12%) of the ...

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10.1080/00034989859960

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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology More from this journal
Volume:
92
Issue:
2
Pages:
133-139
Publication date:
1998-03-01
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EISSN:
1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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