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Adherence to Treatment With Artemether-Lumefantrine for Uncomplicated Malaria in Rural Malawi

September 27, 2011 - 07:36 -- Patrick Sampao
Kimberly E. Mace, Dyson Mwandama, James Jafali, Madalitso Luka, Scott J. Filler, John Sande, Doreen Ali, S. Patrick Kachur, Don P. Mathanga and Jacek Skarbinski
Clinical Infectious Diseases, Volume53, Issue 8 Pp. 772-779.

We conducted both pill counts and in-home interviews on medication consumption 72 hours after patients received AL. Complete adherence was defined as correctly taking all 6 AL doses, as assessed by pill count and dose recall. We used logistic regression to identify factors associated with complete adherence.

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