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Spread of anti-malarial drug resistance: Mathematical model with implications for ACT drug policies

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Background: Most malaria-endemic countries are implementing a change in anti-malarial drug policy to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT). The impact of different drug choices and implementation strategies is uncertain. Data from many epidemiological studies in different levels of malaria endemicity and in areas with the highest prevalence of drug resistance like borders of Thailand and certainly valuable. Formulating an appropriate dynamic data-driven model is a powerful predictive to...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1475-2875-7-229

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Institution:
"Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand"
Department:
Mahidol - Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit,Faculty of Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
"Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand", "London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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"Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK"
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"Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Institution:
"Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand", "University of Oxford"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine,Centre for (CCVTM)
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Wirichada Pongtavornpinyo
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BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
Malaria Journal Journal website
Volume:
7
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Article: 229
Publication date:
2008-11-05
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1475-2875
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uuid:fbbe4c5b-4337-47f3-8db6-92a6c96a27de
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ora:2477

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