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Clinical determinants of early parasitological response to ACTs in African patients with uncomplicated falciparum malaria: a literature review and meta-analysis of individual patient data

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Background: Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum has emerged in the Greater Mekong sub-region and poses a major global public health threat. Slow parasite clearance is a key clinical manifestation of reduced susceptibility to artemisinin. This study was designed to establish the baseline values for clearance in patients from Sub-Saharan African countries with uncomplicated malaria treated with artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs). Methods: A literature review in PubMed was co...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12916-015-0445-x

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Medicine Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 212
Chapter number:
ARTN 212
Publication date:
2015-01-01
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EISSN:
1741-7015
ISSN:
1741-7015
URN:
uuid:7327928a-fc83-4ebc-9ebd-608e0da942b4
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558552
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pubs:558552

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