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Treatment of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Despite international efforts, the malaria burden remains high worldwide with half of all malaria-attributable deaths occurring in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Nigeria. Children under five and pregnant women bear the heaviest burden. New treatment options for falciparum malaria are urgently needed due to potential wide spreading plasmodium resistance to artemisinin derivatives.

In the first study, amodiaquine-artesunate, artemether-lumefantrine (AL) and dihydroarte...

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MSD
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NDM
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DARS
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Department:
Tropical Medicine
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Tropical Medicine
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DPhil
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Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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2016-10-25

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