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Doxycycline-chloroquine vs. doxycycline-placebo for malaria prophylaxis in nonimmune soldiers: a double-blind randomized field trial in sub-Saharan Africa

March 26, 2010 - 16:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Rémy Michel, Sébastien Bardot, Benjamin Queyriaux, Jean-Paul Boutin, Jean-Etienne Touze
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 104, Issue 4, April 2010, Pages 290-297

Our results showed that a doxycycline-chloroquine combination could be a safe combination for malaria chemoprophylaxis.

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Clinical Microbiology: Alternatives for Malaria Prophylaxis During the First Trimester of Pregnancy: Our Personal View

March 11, 2010 - 13:31 -- Patrick Sampao
Urban Hellgren, Lars Rombo
Journal of Travel Medicine,Volume 17, Issue 2, March/April 2010, Pages: 130-132

No abstract available

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Recurrence rate of vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea

November 26, 2009 - 06:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Ki Tae Moon, Young Keun Kim, Dong Hoon Ko, Inho Park, Dong Chun Shin, Changsoo Kim.
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Volume 103, Issue 12, December 2009, Pages 1245-1249, doi:10.1016/j.trstmh.2008.10.023

In the Republic of Korea (ROK), military antimalarial chemoprophylaxis was initiated in 1997. Although chemoprophylaxis reduces malaria cases, long-term chemoprophylaxis could increase resistance. In this study, the recurrence rate of vivax malaria was investigated.

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