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Artemether-lumefantrine for the treatment of multidrug-resistant falciparum malaria.

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The efficacy and safety of the 6-dose regimen of artemether-lumefantrine were assessed in an open randomized trial in children and adults presenting with acute, uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Thailand between November 1997 and March 1998. 200 patients were enrolled in 2 centres: 150 received artemether-lumefantrine (i.e., a median total dose of 9.6 mg/kg [interquartile range 8.7-10.7] and 57.9 mg/kg of lumefantrine [52.4-64.0]) and 50 the standard combination of artesunate (12...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
94
Issue:
5
Pages:
545-548
Publication date:
2000-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Language:
English
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pubs:24766
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uuid:6dc8e802-ba71-40b1-a6a2-767bc226547f
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pubs:24766
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24766
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2012-12-19

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