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In vivo resistance to chloroquine by Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum at Nabire, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.

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A survey of resistance to chloroquine by Plasmodium vivax and P. falciparum was conducted during May 1995 at three mesoendemic villages 30 km southeast of Nabire, near the central northern coast of Irian Jaya, Indonesia. The prevalence of malaria at Urusumu (n = 157), Margajaya (n = 573), and Topo (n = 199) was 18%. 9%, and 9%, respectively, with spleen rates among children of 79%, 10%, and 27%. Infected patients among those screened formed a study population of 64 subjects eligible for a 28-...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
56
Issue:
6
Pages:
627-631
Publication date:
1997-06-05
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:9295bcf8-52ea-40c4-a78c-d1c85ead7f5a
Source identifiers:
81681
Local pid:
pubs:81681

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