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High rate of Plasmodium vivax relapse following treatment of falciparum malaria in Thailand.

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Within two months of treatment for falciparum malaria, Plasmodium vivax infections developed in 58 (33%) of 174 patients who had received a quinine or quinidine regimen and in 46 (32%) of 145 patients who had received mefloquine with inpatient follow-up of more than six weeks. The time to vivax relapse was significantly longer after mefloquine treatment (median 47 days, range 30-65) than after quinine or quinidine treatment (21 days, 15-36; p less than 0.0001). All patients remained outside a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
2
Issue:
8567
Pages:
1052-1055
Publication date:
1987-11-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:88fae265-0fcd-4b66-8312-03e7c9ef16a2
Source identifiers:
42839
Local pid:
pubs:42839

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