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Study protocol: an open-label individually randomised controlled trial to assess the efficacy of artemether-lumefantrine prophylaxis for malaria among forest goers in Cambodia

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Introduction In the Greater Mekong Subregion, adults are at highest risk for malaria. The most relevant disease vectors bite during daytime and outdoors which makes forest work a high-risk activity for malaria. The absence of effective vector control strategies and limited periods of exposure during forest visits suggest that chemoprophylaxis could be an appropriate strategy to protect forest goers against malaria. Methods and analysis The protocol describes an open-label randomised controll...

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10.1136/bmjopen-2020-045900

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-5355-0562
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3281-9702
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-3197-9891
Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
BMJ Open More from this journal
Volume:
11
Issue:
7
Article number:
e045900
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2021-07-07
Acceptance date:
2021-06-15
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EISSN:
2044-6055
Pmid:
34233975
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1185550
Local pid:
pubs:1185550
Deposit date:
2021-08-23

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