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Use of primaquine and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency testing: divergent policies and practices in malaria endemic countries

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Primaquine is the only available antimalarial drug which kills dormant liver stages of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium ovale malarias and therefore prevents their relapse (“radical cure”). It is also the only generally available antimalarial which rapidly sterilises mature P. falciparum gametocytes. Radical...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006230

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
4
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Article: e0006230
Publication date:
2018-04-19
Acceptance date:
2018-02-09
DOI:
EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pubs id:
pubs:823926
URN:
uri:86c31701-22e3-441f-bc84-6b84f85ac143
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uuid:86c31701-22e3-441f-bc84-6b84f85ac143
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pubs:823926

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