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Cost of treating inpatient falciparum malaria on the Thai-Myanmar border

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BACKGROUND: Despite demonstrated benefits and World Health Organization (WHO) endorsement, parenteral artesunate is the recommended treatment for patients with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria in only one fifth of endemic countries. One possible reason for this slow uptake is that a treatment course of parenteral artesunate is costlier than quinine and might, therefore, pose a substantial economic burden to health care systems. This analysis presents a detailed account of the resources us...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-13-416

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Ruangveerayuth, R More by this author
Chierakul, W More by this author
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria journal Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
416
Publication date:
2014-10-29
Acceptance date:
2014-10-09
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
URN:
uuid:b8ed45cc-1793-4a4d-a630-b837323cd357
Source identifiers:
488364
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pubs:488364

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