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dihydrofolate reductase

Open Access | Monitoring resistance of Plasmodium vivax: Point mutations in dihydrofolate reductase gene in isolates from Central China

May 19, 2011 - 10:00 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Fang Huang, Shuisen Zhou, Shaosen Zhang, Weidong Li and Hongwei Zhang
Reference: 
Parasites & Vectors 2011, 4:80

This study suggested that P. vivax in Central China may be relatively susceptible to pyrimethamine. And it also highlights genotyping in the pvdhfr genes remains a useful tool to monitor the emergence and spread of P. vivax pyrimethamine resistance.

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