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Not Open Access | Blood Stage of Plasmodium vivax in Central China Is Still Susceptible to Chloroquine Plus Primaquine Combination Therapy.

May 17, 2013 - 18:08 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
Zhu G, Lu F, Cao J, Zhou H, Liu Y, Han ET, Gao Q
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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013 May 13.
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In central China, Plasmodium vivax accounts for all of the native reported cases of malaria. Chloroquine (CQ) plus primaquine (PQ) have been used for more than 60 years as the frontline drugs, but the risk of treatment failure remains unknown. 

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Meteorological Factors–Based Spatio-Temporal Mapping and Predicting Malaria in Central China

September 8, 2011 - 07:35 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Fang Huang, Shuisen Zhou, Shaosen Zhang, Hongwei Zhang and Weidong Li
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 3 560-567

In this study, normalized meteorological factors were incorporated in spatio-temporal models. Seven models were established in WinBUGS software by using Bayesian hierarchical models and Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods.

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In vitro Anti-Malarial Drug Susceptibility of Temperate Plasmodium vivax from Central China

August 4, 2011 - 13:43 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Feng Lu,Qi Gao, Kesinee Chotivanich, Hui Xia, Jun Cao, Rachanee Udomsangpetch, Liwang Cui and Jetsumon Sattabongkot
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011 vol. 85 no. 2 197-201

During 2005–2006, in vitro drug susceptibility was measured for 42 clinical P. vivax isolates by using a schizont maturation inhibition technique.

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Open Access | Monitoring resistance of Plasmodium vivax: Point mutations in dihydrofolate reductase gene in isolates from Central China

May 19, 2011 - 10:00 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Fang Huang, Shuisen Zhou, Shaosen Zhang, Weidong Li and Hongwei Zhang
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:80

This study suggested that P. vivax in Central China may be relatively susceptible to pyrimethamine. And it also highlights genotyping in the pvdhfr genes remains a useful tool to monitor the emergence and spread of P. vivax pyrimethamine resistance.

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