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Open Access | Drug coverage in treatment of malaria and the consequences for resistance evolution - evidence from the use of sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine

July 6, 2010 - 06:52 -- Kabogo Ndegwa
Malisa AL, Pearce RJ, Abdulla S, Mshinda H, Kachur PS, Bloland P, Roper C
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:190 (5 July 2010)

The national policy change brought about a shift in treatment practice and the resulting increase in coverage had a substantial impact on drug pressure.

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Methodology: A simple cost-effective high performance liquid chromatographic assay of sulphadoxine in whole blood spotted on filter paper for field studies

October 29, 2009 - 12:22 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
Grace O Gbotosho, Christian T Happi, Abayomi O Sijuade, Akin Sowunmi, Ayoade MJ Oduola
Malaria Journal 2009, 8:238 (24 October 2009)

Efforts in this study were thus devoted to development and evaluation of a simple, cost-effective and sensitive method for quantification of sulphadoxine in small capillary samples of whole blood dried on filter paper.

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