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The neurological assessment in young children treated with artesunate monotherapy or artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

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BACKGROUND: Mefloquine and artesunate combination therapy is the recommended first-line treatment for uncomplicated malaria throughout much of south-east Asia. Concerns have been raised about the potential central nervous system (CNS) effects of both drug components and there are no detailed reports in very young children. METHODS: Children, aged between three months and five years, with acute uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria were randomized to either 7 days of artesunate monother...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-8-207

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Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
8
Issue:
1
Pages:
Article: 207
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:950d05d0-c30a-4722-a643-54e51bda0690
Source identifiers:
34870
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pubs:34870

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