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intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp)

NOT Open Access | Modeling Prevention of Malaria and Selection of Drug Resistance with Different Dosing Schedules of Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine Preventive Therapy during Pregnancy in Uganda

February 6, 2019 - 15:20 -- NOT Open Access
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Author(s): 
Erika Wallender, Nan Zhang, Rada M. Savic, et al.
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Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. January 2019 63:e01393-18

Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PQ) is under study for intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp), but it may accelerate selection for drug resistance.

Antenatal care visit attendance, intermittent preventive treatment during pregnancy (IPTp) and malaria parasitaemia at delivery

May 6, 2014 - 11:49 -- Open Access
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Author(s): 
Anchang-Kimbi JK, Achidi EA, Apinjoh TO, Mugri RN, Fru Chi H, Tata RB, Nkegoum B, Mendimi JN, Sverremark-Ekström E, Troye-Blomberg M
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2014, 13 :162 (30 April 2014)

In the study area, late first ANC clinic enrolment and fewer clinic visits may prevent the uptake of two SP doses and education on early and regular ANC clinic visits can increase IPTp coverage.

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