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Multidrug-resistant Plasmodium vivax associated with severe and fatal malaria: A prospective study in Papua, Indonesia

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Background Multidrug-resistant Plasmodium vivax (Pv) is widespread in eastern Indonesia, and emerging elsewhere in Asia-Pacific and South America, but is generally regarded as a benign disease. The aim of the study was to review the spectrum of disease associated with malaria due to Pv and P. falciparum (Pf) in patients presenting to a hospital in Timika, southern Papua, Indonesia. Methods and Findings Data were prospectively collected from all patients attending the outpatient and inpatient ...

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Journal:
PLoS Medicine
Volume:
5
Issue:
6
Pages:
0890-0899
Publication date:
2008-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:559fc52b-16ce-4838-bd69-f2005f0e519e
Source identifiers:
357995
Local pid:
pubs:357995
Language:
English

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