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chloroquine-primaquine

Therapeutic efficacy of chloroquine and chloroquine plus primaquine for the treatment of Plasmodium vivax in Ethiopia

January 21, 2010 - 09:17 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Author(s): 
Asnakew K. Yeshiwondima, Afework H. Tekleb, 1, Dereje O. Dengelac, 2, Ambachew M. Yohannesa, 3 and Awash Teklehaimanot
Reference: 
Acta Tropica, Volume 113, Issue 2, February 2010, Pages 105-113

We assessed the efficacy of standard chloroquine and chloroquine plus primaquine treatment for P. vivax infections in a randomized open-label comparative study in Debre Zeit and Nazareth in East Shoa, Ethiopia.

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Recurrent Parasitemias and Population Dynamics of Plasmodium vivax Polymorphisms in Rural Amazonia

December 18, 2009 - 15:58 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Author(s): 
Pamela Orjuela-Sánchez, Natal Santos da Silva, Mônica da Silva-Nunes, AND Marcelo Urbano Ferreira
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009;81 961-968

Here we describe high rates of P. vivax recurrence (26–40% 180 days after treatment) in two cohorts of rural Amazonians exposed to low levels of malaria transmission after a vivax malaria episode treated with chloroquine-primaquine.

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