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Poor-quality antimalarial drugs in southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

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Poor-quality antimalarial drugs lead to drug resistance and inadequate treatment, which pose an urgent threat to vulnerable populations and jeopardise progress and investments in combating malaria. Emergence of artemisinin resistance or tolerance in Plasmodium falciparum on the Thailand-Cambodia border makes protection of the effectiveness of the drug supply imperative. We reviewed published and unpublished studies reporting chemical analyses and assessments of packaging of antimalarial drugs...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
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Journal:
The Lancet. Infectious diseases
Volume:
12
Issue:
6
Pages:
488-496
Publication date:
2012-06-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
URN:
uuid:b7ee1342-c0c9-4ec7-a9a2-483b383f49cf
Source identifiers:
335121
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pubs:335121

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