Chloroquine-primaquine versus chloroquine alone to treat Vivax malaria in Afghanistan: An open randomized superiority trial.
Afghanistan’s national guidelines recommend primaquine for radical treatment of P. vivax malaria but this is rarely implemented because of concerns over potential hemolysis in patients who have G6PD deficiency.
Between August 2009 and February 2014, we conducted an open-label, randomized controlled trial of chloroquine (CQ) alone versus chloroquine plus primaquine (0.25mg base/kg/day for 14 days)(CQ+PQ) in patients aged > 6 months with micr...Expand abstract
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