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Strategies for the prevention of antimalarial drug resistance: rationale for combination chemotherapy for malaria.

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Among the several 'tropical' diseases that affect humans, malarin poses special control problems due to the increasing population at risk from the disease, the difficulties in eradicating the mosquito vector in the tropics and the emergence and spread of parasite resistance to commonly used antimalarial drugs. There is both clinical experience and experimental evidence that, however effective when first introduced, the lifespan of drugs is inevitably curtailed by the emergence of resistant pa...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
Parasitology today (Personal ed.)
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
399-401
Publication date:
1996-10-05
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ISSN:
0169-4758
URN:
uuid:acaa4411-1d1e-494b-baf7-014aca897458
Source identifiers:
32796
Local pid:
pubs:32796
Language:
English

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