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Artesunate-atovaquone-proguanil rescue treatment of multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in pregnancy: a preliminary report.

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Pregnant women are particularly vulnerable to malaria infections. Multidrug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum seriously compromises treatment in some endemic areas. Between April 1999 and October 2001, we treated and prospectively followed 27 Karen pregnant women with multiple recrudescent P. falciparum infections who were resistant to all other antimalarials with a triple combination of artesunate-atovaquone-proguanil. The treatment was well tolerated and we found no evidence of toxicity f...

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
97
Issue:
5
Pages:
592-594
Publication date:
2003-01-01
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EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
Source identifiers:
12450
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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