Evaluation of chloroquine therapy for vivax and falciparum malaria in southern Sumatra, western Indonesia
Background: Chloroquine was used as first-line treatment for Plasmodium falciparum or Plasmodium vivax in Indonesia before the initial launch of artemisinin combination therapy in 2004. A study to evaluate efficacies of chloroquine against P. falciparum and P. vivax was undertaken at Lampung in southern Sumatra, western Indonesia in 2002. Methods: Patients infected by P. falciparum or P. vivax were treated with 25 mg/kg chloroquine base in...Expand abstract
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- Citation: Sutanto, I. et al. (2010). 'Evaluation of chloroquine therapy for vivax and falciparum malaria in southern Sumatra, western Indonesia', Malaria Journal, 9:52. [Available at http://www.malariajournal.com/]. © 2010 Sutanto et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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