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Probability of emergence of antimalarial resistance in different stages of the parasite life cycle.

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Understanding the evolution of drug resistance in malaria is a central area of study at the intersection of evolution and medicine. Antimalarial drug resistance is a major threat to malaria control and directly related to trends in malaria attributable mortality. Artemisinin combination therapies (ACT) are now recommended worldwide as first line treatment for uncomplicated malaria, and losing them to resistance would be a disaster for malaria control. Understanding the emergence and spread of...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
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Evolutionary applications More from this journal
Volume:
2
Issue:
1
Pages:
52-61
Publication date:
2009-02-01
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EISSN:
1752-4571
ISSN:
1752-4571
Language:
English
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891
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2012-12-19

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