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Hyperparasitaemia and low dosing are an important source of anti-malarial drug resistance.

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BACKGROUND: Preventing the emergence of anti-malarial drug resistance is critical for the success of current malaria elimination efforts. Prevention strategies have focused predominantly on qualitative factors, such as choice of drugs, use of combinations and deployment of multiple first-line treatments. The importance of anti-malarial treatment dosing has been underappreciated. Treatment recommendations are often for the lowest doses that produce "satisfactory" results. METHODS: The probabi...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-8-253

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 253
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:2268eb69-3590-42ec-a302-60a8a4c87e61
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8669
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pubs:8669

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