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Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine against multidrug-resistant Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Vietnam: randomised clinical trial.

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BACKGROUND: Southeast Asia has the most resistant malaria parasites in the world, which severely limits treatment options. There is general acceptance that to combat resistance, combinations of antimalarial drugs that include an artemisinin derivative should be used, and, if possible, these should be formulated in a single tablet. METHODS: We did a pilot randomised study in a tertiary referral hospital in Vietnam to compare the efficacy of 3-day regimens of dihydroartemisinin-trimethoprim-pi...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Nguyen, TD More by this author
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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
363
Issue:
9402
Pages:
18-22
Publication date:
2004-01-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:78e372ad-23e8-4b41-99de-f766442a6af1
Source identifiers:
38865
Local pid:
pubs:38865

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