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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
Author(s): 
Rémy Michel, Sébastien Bardot, Benjamin Queyriaux, Jean-Paul Boutin, Jean-Etienne Touze
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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
Author(s): 
Urban Hellgren, Lars Rombo
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Journal of Travel Medicine,Volume 17, Issue 2, March/April 2010, Pages: 130-132

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Recurrence rate of vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea

November 26, 2009 - 06:53 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Ki Tae Moon, Young Keun Kim, Dong Hoon Ko, Inho Park, Dong Chun Shin, Changsoo Kim.
Reference: 
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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