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Emergence of artemisinin-resistant malaria on the western border of Thailand: a longitudinal study.

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BACKGROUND: Artemisinin-resistant falciparum malaria has arisen in western Cambodia. A concerted international effort is underway to contain artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum, but containment strategies are dependent on whether resistance has emerged elsewhere. We aimed to establish whether artemisinin resistance has spread or emerged on the Thailand-Myanmar (Burma) border. METHODS: In malaria clinics located along the northwestern border of Thailand, we measured six hourly parasite...

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Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
379
Issue:
9830
Pages:
1960-1966
Publication date:
2012-05-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:7e554d00-aa11-4090-a9be-973338e988a7
Source identifiers:
322686
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pubs:322686

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