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Open Access | Potential contribution of prescription practices to the emergence and spread of chloroquine resistance in south-west Nigeria: caution in the use of artemisinin combination therapy

January 7, 2010 - 13:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Grace O Gbotosho, Christian T Happi, Abideen Ganiyu, Olumide A Ogundahunsi, Akin Sowunmi, Ayoade M Oduola
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:313 (30 December 2009)

The results from this study describe a lack of adherence to national treatment guidelines, especially in the private sector, and a relationship between prescription practices and dissemination of drug resistant falciparum malaria.

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