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Chloroquine resistant vivax malaria in a pregnant woman on the western border of Thailand.

Abstract:
Chloroquine (CQ) resistant vivax malaria is spreading. In this case, Plasmodium vivax infections during pregnancy and in the postpartum period were not satisfactorily cleared by CQ, despite adequate drug concentrations. A growth restricted infant was delivered. Poor susceptibility to CQ was confirmed in-vitro and molecular genotyping was strongly suggestive of true recrudescence of P. vivax. This is the first clinically and laboratory confirmed case of two high-grade CQ resistant vivax parasite strains from Thailand.
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Published
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10.1186/1475-2875-10-113

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University of Oxford
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MSD
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NDM
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Article number:
113
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
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138831
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English
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2012-12-19

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