Artemisinin resistance without pfkelch13 mutations in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Cambodia.
Artemisinin resistance is associated with delayed parasite clearance half-life in vivo and correlates with ring-stage survival under dihydroartemisinin in vitro. Both phenotypes are associated with mutations in the PF3D7_1343700 pfkelch13 gene. Recent spread of artemisinin resistance and emerging piperaquine resistance in Southeast Asia show that artemisinin combination therapy, such as dihydroartemisinin–piperaquine, are losing clinical effectiveness, prompting invest...Expand abstract
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