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Chloroquine for the treatment of uncomplicated malaria in Guyana.

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At a public hospital in Georgetown, Guyana, 44 patients seeking treatment for symptomatic, slide-confirmed malaria were given standard chloroquine (CQ) therapy and followed for 28 days. The patients apparently had pure infections with Plasmodium falciparum (14), P. vivax (13) or P. malariae (one), or mixed infections either of P. falciparum and P. vivax (17) or of P. falciparum, P. malariae and P. vivax (two). Each received supervised treatment with 10 mg CQ base/kg on each of days 0 and 1, a...

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10.1179/000349802125001023

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology
Volume:
96
Issue:
4
Pages:
339-348
Publication date:
2002-06-05
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1364-8594
ISSN:
0003-4983
URN:
uuid:63192870-0cfe-43d8-8f26-4a483a83e9da
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81588
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pubs:81588

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