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Taste-masked quinine pamoate tablets for treatment of children with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria

May 12, 2010 - 14:21 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
E. Kayitare, C. Vervaet, E. Mehuys, P.C. Kayumba, J.D. Ntawukulilyayo, C. Karema, Van Bortel, J.P. Remon
Reference: 
International Journal of Pharmaceutics, Volume 392, Issues 1-2, 15 June 2010, Pages 29-34

This study aimed to develop taste-masked quinine tablets suitable for children and offering dosing flexibility to adjust the quinine dose in function of body weight.

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Open Access | On the Diversity of Malaria Parasites in African Apes and the Origin of Plasmodium falciparum from Bonobos

February 23, 2010 - 12:13 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Krief S, Escalante AA, Pacheco MA, Mugisha L, André C, et al.
Reference: 
PLoS Pathog 6(2): e1000765

Finally, our data and that of others indicated that chimpanzees and bonobos maintain malaria parasites, to which humans are susceptible, a factor of some relevance to the renewed efforts to eradicate malaria.

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