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High-dose primaquine regimens against relapse of Plasmodium vivax malaria.

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Plasmodium vivax causes debilitating but usually non-lethal malaria in most of Asia and South America. Prevention of relapse after otherwise effective therapy for the acute attack requires a standard daily dose of primaquine administered over 14 days. This regimen has < 90% efficacy in Thailand, and is widely regarded as ineffective because of poor compliance over the relatively long duration of dosing. We evaluated the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of alternative primaquine dosing re...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
78
Issue:
5
Pages:
736-740
Publication date:
2008-05-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Source identifiers:
81692
Language:
English
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pubs:81692
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uuid:62087e25-9301-406b-9b73-181f185fe936
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pubs:81692
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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