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The role of anti-malarial drugs in eliminating malaria.

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Effective anti-malarial drug treatment reduces malaria transmission. This alone can reduce the incidence and prevalence of malaria, although the effects are greater in areas of low transmission where a greater proportion of the infectious reservoir is symptomatic and receives anti-malarial treatment. Effective treatment has greater effects on the transmission of falciparum malaria, where gametocytogenesis is delayed, compared with the other human malarias in which peak gametocytaemia and tran...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1475-2875-7-s1-s8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
Malaria Journal More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
Suppl. 1
Article number:
S8
Publication date:
2008-01-01
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EISSN:
1475-2875
ISSN:
1475-2875
Language:
English
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pubs:34527
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34527
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2012-12-19

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