Poor response to artesunate treatment in two patients with severe malaria on the Thai-Myanmar border
Malaria has declined dramatically along the Thai–Myanmar border in recent years due to malaria control and elimination programmes. However, at the same time, artemisinin resistance has spread, raising concerns about the efficacy of parenteral artesunate for the treatment of severe malaria.
In November 2015 and April 2017, two patients were treated for severe malaria with parenteral artesunate. Quinine was added within 24 h due ...Expand abstract
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