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Resistance to antimalarials by Plasmodium falciparum in Arso PIR, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.

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Between 1987 and 1990, susceptibility of Plasmodium falciparum to chloroquine and to Fansidar was measured in vivo in 151 volunteers using the standard 7-day test. All volunteers lived in Arso PIR, Irian Jaya. A 25 mg/kg dose of chloroquine base was administered over a three-day period to 92 volunteers positive for P. falciparum rings (greater than 10 rings/200 white blood cells). Fifty volunteers (54%) showed results consistent with resistance. Twenty-nine were classified RII, and 21 RIII. I...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
44
Issue:
6
Pages:
640-644
Publication date:
1991-06-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:4f9cd108-407c-4d67-9bf4-161fb4684315
Source identifiers:
81841
Local pid:
pubs:81841

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