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Poor response to artesunate treatment in two patients with severe malaria on the Thai-Myanmar border

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Background

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.

Case presentation

In November 2015 and April 2017, two patients were treated for severe malaria with parenteral artesunate. Quinine was added within 24 h due ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s12936-018-2182-z

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ORCID:
0000-0002-0383-9624
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Grant:
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
17
Pages:
Article: 30
Publication date:
2018-01-15
Acceptance date:
2018-01-10
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EISSN:
1475-2875
Pubs id:
pubs:820942
URN:
uri:7fb93f5a-179c-4a17-91e0-9c2b3007082f
UUID:
uuid:7fb93f5a-179c-4a17-91e0-9c2b3007082f
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pubs:820942

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