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Can new treatment developments combat resistance in malaria?

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Malaria control and elimination aspirations stand at a crossroads. On the one hand, malaria morbidity and mortality have fallen substantially since the turn of the millennium as a result of considerable increases in global funding and the deployment of insecticide-treated bed nets and effective treatments [artemisinin combination treatments (ACTs)]. On the other hand, there has been an alarming increase in resistance both to pyrethroid insecticides in the vector mosquitos, and to artemisinin ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1080/14656566.2016.1187134

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy Journal website
Volume:
17
Issue:
10
Pages:
1303-1307
Publication date:
2016-05-31
Acceptance date:
2016-05-04
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EISSN:
1744-7666
ISSN:
1465-6566
Source identifiers:
623588
Language:
English
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uuid:7482993d-e371-4b7a-94ff-4b0e2b091c55
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pubs:623588
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2016-06-14

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