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Therapeutic responses to different antimalarial drugs in vivax malaria.

Abstract:

The therapeutic responses to the eight most widely used antimalarial drugs were assessed in 207 adult patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria. This parasite does not cause marked sequestration, so parasite clearance can be used as a direct measure of antimalarial activity. The activities of these drugs in descending order were artesunate, artemether, chloroquine, mefloquine, quinine, halofantrine, primaquine, and pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine (PS). Therapeutic responses to PS were poor; parasitemi...

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Journal:
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume:
44
Issue:
6
Pages:
1680-1685
Publication date:
2000-06-05
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EISSN:
1098-6596
ISSN:
0066-4804
URN:
uuid:f4193ad6-16ff-49a6-baf5-5456c3fac49a
Source identifiers:
37393
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pubs:37393

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