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G6PD Deficiency and antimalarial efficacy for uncomplicated malaria in Bangladesh: A prospective observational study.

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Background

The Bangladeshi national treatment guidelines for uncomplicated malaria follow WHO recommendations but without G6PD testing prior to primaquine administration. A prospective observational study was conducted to assess the efficacy of the current antimalarial policy.

Methods

Patients with uncomplicated malaria, confirmed by microscopy, attending a health care facility in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh, were treated with artemether-lumefantrine (da...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0154015

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Thriemer, K More by this author
Hossain, MS More by this author
Kibria, MG More by this author
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Price, RN
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PloS One Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
4
Pages:
e0154015
Publication date:
2016-04-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1932-6203
URN:
uuid:58de61fc-677d-4ad7-b008-9fa0e69328e8
Source identifiers:
619915
Local pid:
pubs:619915
Language:
English

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