This study gives an update on G6PD deficiency among Congolese children.
Republic of Congo
The implementation of ACT has led to the decline in prevalence of chloroquine-resistant parasites in the Republic of Congo.
The data reported here represent partially the burden of malaria in 0–11 years old febrile children examined in public health centres of Owando city and serve as reference for further studies.
Malaria in pregnancy remains a serious public health problem in the Republic of Congo despite the implementation of intermittent preventive treatment with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) in 2006.
This first randomized study in Brazzaville confirmed the excellent efficacy of these co-formulated anti-malarial drugs in children.
The polymorphism in the microsatellite ms4760 in Pfnhe-1 that cannot be used to monitor quinine response in the regions of the Republic of Congo, where the isolates came from.