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Optimal duration of follow-up for assessing antimalarial efficacy in pregnancy: a retrospective analysis of a cohort followed up until delivery on the Thailand-Myanmar border

Abstract:
Background Follow-up for 28–42 days is recommended by the World Health Organization to assess antimalarial drug efficacy for nonpregnant populations. This study aimed to determine the optimal duration for pregnant women, as no specific guidance currently exists.

Methods The distributions of time to recrudescence (treatment failure), confirmed by polymerase chain reaction genotyping for different antimalarial drugs in pregnancy, were analyzed by acc... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ofid/ofz264

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-1667-9287
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Open Forum Infectious Diseases More from this journal
Volume:
6
Issue:
7
Article number:
ofz264
Publication date:
2019-05-31
Acceptance date:
2019-06-04
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EISSN:
2328-8957
Pmid:
31281861
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:1030629
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uuid:0a3f13b4-4e81-438e-b7df-aca8d19fc22e
Local pid:
pubs:1030629
Source identifiers:
1030629
Deposit date:
2019-07-10

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