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Adherence and efficacy of supervised versus non-supervised treatment with artemether/lumefantrine for the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Bangladesh: a randomised controlled trial.

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As artemether/lumefantrine is now deployed as the first-line treatment for uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Bangladesh, information on its efficacy and adherence to its use is important. A randomised controlled non-inferiority trial comparing directly observed treatment (DOT) and non-directly observed treatment (NDOT) was conducted in 320 patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Bandarban Hill Tract District, Bangladesh. Both regimens showed similar high levels of PCR-corrected 42...

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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
102
Issue:
9
Pages:
861-867
Publication date:
2008-09-05
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
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uuid:3cf2754b-7971-4ab2-8ab6-ea6463fe346f
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14312
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pubs:14312

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