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Therapeutic Responses of Plasmodium vivax Malaria to Chloroquine and Primaquine Treatment in Northeastern Myanmar.

Abstract:

Chloroquine-primaquine (CQ-PQ) continues to be the frontline therapy for radical cure of Plasmodium vivax malaria. Emergence of CQ-resistant (CQR) P. vivax parasites requires shifting to artemisinin combination therapies (ACTs), which imposes a significant financial, logistical, and safety burden. Monitoring therapeutic efficacy of CQ is thus important. Here we evaluated therapeutic efficacy of CQ-PQ for P. vivax malaria in northeast Myanmar. We recruited 587 patients with P. vivax mono-infec...

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10.1128/AAC.04270-14

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Publication date:
2014-12-01
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
Source identifiers:
499650
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:499650
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uuid:b7ccaa5a-a294-4dec-91e9-fd408af2d791
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pubs:499650
Deposit date:
2015-01-22

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