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Safety of primaquine in infants with Plasmodium vivax malaria in Papua, Indonesia

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Background: Primaquine (PQ) prevents relapses of vivax malaria but may induce severe haemolysis in glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficient patients. Data on the safety of primaquine in infants are limited.
Methods: A retrospective, hospital-based cohort study of infants aged 1–12 months with vivax malaria was carried out in Timika, Papua province, Indonesia. Risks of admission, death and severe haematological outcomes within 30 days o... Expand abstract
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10.1186/s12936-019-2745-7

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Wellcome Trust
Grant:
200909/Z/16/Z
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
2019
Article number:
111
Publication date:
2019-04-02
Acceptance date:
2019-03-23
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ISSN:
1475-2875
Language:
English
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2019-04-05

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