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Randomized controlled trial of artesunate or artemether in Vietnamese adults with severe falciparum malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Both artemether and artesunate have been shown to be superior to quinine for the treatment of severe falciparum malaria in Southeast Asian adults, although the magnitude of the superiority has been greater for artesunate than artemether. These two artemisinin derivatives had not been compared in a randomized trial. METHODS: A randomized double blind trial in 370 adults with severe falciparum malaria; 186 received intramuscular artesunate (2.4 mg/kg immediately followed by 1.2 mg/k...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-9-97

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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
97
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:3ceef755-9cf7-40ca-bd7d-1b87b95a2c0a
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60575
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pubs:60575

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