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Optimising strategies for Plasmodium falciparum malaria elimination in Cambodia: primaquine, mass drug administration and artemisinin resistance.

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BACKGROUND: Malaria elimination requires a variety of approaches individually optimized for different transmission settings. A recent field study in an area of low seasonal transmission in South West Cambodia demonstrated dramatic reductions in malaria parasite prevalence following both mass drug administration (MDA) and high treatment coverage of symptomatic patients with artemisinin-piperaquine plus primaquine. This study employed multiple combined strategies and it was unclear what contrib...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pone.0037166

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PloS one Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
5
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Article: e37166
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1932-6203
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1932-6203
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uuid:d594b438-cd7b-40e3-803a-9cbf5dcba66f
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334695
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pubs:334695

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