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Brief Report: High Heritability of Malaria Parasite Clearance Rate Indicates a Genetic Basis for Artemisinin Resistance in Western Cambodia

April 9, 2010 - 17:52 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Tim J. C. Anderson, Shalini Nair, Standwell Nkhoma, Jeff T. Williams, Mallika Imwong, Poravuth Yi, Duong Socheat, Debashish Das, Kesinee Chotivanich, Nicholas P. J. Day, Nicholas J. White, and Arjen M. Dondorp
The Journal of Infectious Diseases 2010;201:1326–1330

In western Cambodia, malaria parasites clear slowly from the blood after treatment with artemisinin derivatives, but it is unclear whether this results from parasite, host, or other factors specific to this population.

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