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Management of Plasmodium vivax risk and illness in travelers

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Malaria poses an exceptionally complex problem for providers of travel medicine services. Perceived high risk of exposure during travel typically prompts prescribing protective antimalarial drugs. Suppressive chemoprophylactic agents have dominated strategy for that practice for over 70 years. This broad class of therapeutic agents kills parasites after they emerge from the liver and attempt development in red blood cells. The dominance of suppressive chemoprophylaxis in travel medicine stems...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s40794-017-0049-x

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Baird, JK
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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Tropical Diseases, Travel Medicine and Vaccines Journal website
Volume:
3
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1
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Article: 7
Publication date:
2017-03-28
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2055-0936
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pubs:688983
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uri:89349eaa-ef1b-4572-825d-d519432e5496
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uuid:89349eaa-ef1b-4572-825d-d519432e5496
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pubs:688983
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1

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