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Artemisinin resistance without pfkelch13 mutations in Plasmodium falciparum isolates from Cambodia

May 16, 2017 - 14:58 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Angana Mukherjee, Selina Bopp, Sarah K. Volkman, et al.
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2017 16:195, 12 May 2017

This study of 68 culture-adapted Plasmodium falciparum clinical isolates from Cambodia with known clearance values, associated the D584V PfKelch13 mutation with increased ring-stage survival and identified parasites that lack pfkelch13 mutations yet exhibit increased ring-stage survival.

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