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Evaluation of chloroquine therapy for vivax and falciparum malaria in southern Sumatra, western Indonesia

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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...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-9-52

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University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Department:
Department of Parasitology,Faculty of Medicine
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National Agency for Drug and Food Control, Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonesia
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University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Department:
Post Graduate Study Programme,Faculty of Medicine
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Malaria Subdirectorate, Communicable Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Jakarta, Indonesia
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University of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Department:
Department of Pharmacology,Faculty of Medicine
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
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Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
9
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Article: 52
Publication date:
2010-02-05
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1475-2875
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uuid:7dfe960b-fab2-41fd-8155-3312c90cd0a0
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ora:3659
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English
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