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Chemotherapeutics challenges in developing effective treatments for the endemic malarias

Abstract:

The endemic malarias threaten the several billion people residing where transmission occurs. Chemotherapeutic strategy pitted against these threats hinges upon species- and stage-specific treatments guided by diagnosis and screening against sometime dangerous contraindications. This approach suits malaria as it occurs among travelers in the developed, non-endemic world. However, limiting treatment to that which diagnosis affirms may not be rational in endemic zones. Most of the endemic malari...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Journal:
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL FOR PARASITOLOGY-DRUGS AND DRUG RESISTANCE
Volume:
2
Pages:
256-261
Publication date:
2012-12-05
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ISSN:
2211-3207
URN:
uuid:55ed53a3-8397-4760-b4b2-6ad0a1dccf9f
Source identifiers:
349353
Local pid:
pubs:349353

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