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

Abstract:

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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Krudsood, S More by this author
Tangpukdee, N More by this author
Wilairatana, P More by this author
Phophak, N More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
78
Issue:
5
Pages:
736-740
Publication date:
2008-05-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:62087e25-9301-406b-9b73-181f185fe936
Source identifiers:
81692
Local pid:
pubs:81692

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