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intravenous artesunate

Synopsis: Open Access | Synopsis: Intravenous Artesunate for Severe Malaria in Travelers, Europe

April 26, 2011 - 15:06 -- Patrick Sampao
Thomas Zoller, Thomas Junghanss, Holger Flick, et al.
Emerging Infectious Diseases, Volume 17, Number 5–May 2011

Multicenter trials in Southeast Asia have shown better survival rates among patients with severe malaria, particularly those with high parasitemia levels, treated with intravenous (IV) artesunate than among those treated with quinine.

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