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Treatment of vivax malaria on the western border of Thailand.

Abstract:

The efficacy of chloroquine (25 mg base/kg over 3 days) in Plasmodium vivax malaria was evaluated in 1995/96 in 342 patients living in an endemic area on the western border of Thailand. Clearance of fever and parasites was obtained within 2 days in > 95% of the patients, and all were aparasitaemic by day 4. Reappearance of P. vivax occurred in 1 patient on day 21 and in 8 by day 28, giving a 28-day cure rate of 97% [95% confidence interval (CI) 95-99%]. By day 63, the relapse/re-infection ...

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Luxemburger, C More by this author
van Vugt, M More by this author
Jonathan, S More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Looareesuwan, S More by this author
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
93
Issue:
4
Pages:
433-438
Publication date:
1999
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:499df478-fd34-4452-b46d-55a923fdfb03
Source identifiers:
28642
Local pid:
pubs:28642

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