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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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