Journal article icon

Journal article

Made in Europe: will artemisinin resistance emerge in French Guiana?

Abstract:

Resistance to artemisinin casts a shadow on the fight against malaria. The importance of illegal gold miners and of malaria in isolated regions of French Guiana constitutes a threat that endangers the fight against malaria in the Amazon. The hurdles of French laws and the remoteness of the territory from France make it impossible for the system to adapt to the problem of total inaccessibility of an important part of the malaria problem. Transmission is high in these areas and gold miners self...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1186/1475-2875-12-152

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malar J More from this journal
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Article number:
152
Publication date:
2013-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Language:
English
Keywords:
UUID:
uuid:8b3d6157-f206-4198-9b38-63073118373a
Local pid:
pubs:401812
Source identifiers:
401812
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP