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Comparison of chloroquine, sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine, mefloquine and mefloquine-artesunate for the treatment of falciparum malaria in Kachin State, North Myanmar.

Abstract:

Multi-drug resistant falciparum malaria is widespread in Asia. In Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam the national protocols have changed largely to artesunate combined treatment regimens but elsewhere in East and South Asia chloroquine (CQ) and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) are still widely recommended by national malaria control programmes. In Kachin State, northern Myanmar, an area of low seasonal malaria transmission, the efficacy of CQ (25 mg base/kg) and SP (1.25/25 mg/kg), the nationally r...

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Smithuis, F More by this author
Shahmanesh, M More by this author
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Journal:
Tropical medicine and international health : TM and IH
Volume:
9
Issue:
11
Pages:
1184-1190
Publication date:
2004-11-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-3156
ISSN:
1360-2276
URN:
uuid:438f1813-14a0-481f-ad07-ef188bc63b2a
Source identifiers:
39319
Local pid:
pubs:39319

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