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NOT Open Access | Case Report: A Case of Primaquine-Induced Hemoglobinuria in Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase-Deficient Malaria Patient in Southeastern Bangladesh

November 12, 2019 - 16:16 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Phru CS, Kibria MG, Thriemer K, Chowdhury MU, Jahan N, Aktaruzzaman MM, Rahmat H, Satyagraha AW, Prue AS, Khan WA, Ley B, Alam MS.
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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2019 Nov 4

We herein report the first case of Mediterranean glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) variant from Bangladesh. A boy had been admitted to hospital and was diagnosed with uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax infection and treated with 30 mg/kg body weight (BW) chloroquine for 3 days and 4.8 mg/kg BW primaquine (PQ) to be taken over 14 days.

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An epidemiological overview of malaria in Bangladesh

April 12, 2013 - 16:43 -- Open Access
Author(s): 
Nazrul Islam, Stefanos Bonovas, Georgios K. Nikolopoulos
Reference: 
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 11, Issue 1, January–February 2013, Pages 29-36
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This paper aims at providing an overview of the malaria situation in this country. Relevant information was retrieved from published articles and reports in PubMed and Google Scholar.

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