Management of Plasmodium falciparum malaria.
Measures of malaria control have proved inadequate in many parts of the tropics. The recent rise in the incidence of malaria has been associated with the spread of drug-resistant strains of Plasmodium falciparum. Chloroquine therapy is now ineffective in many parts of Asia and South America, and resistance to this drug is emerging in Africa. There are few alternative drugs available. Quinine remains effective against P. falciparum in Southeast Asia. Reappraisal of quinine therapy has led to i...Expand abstract
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