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Open Access | Evaluation of chloroquine therapy for vivax and falciparum malaria in southern Sumatra, western Indonesia

February 17, 2010 - 20:26 -- Ingeborg van Schayk
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Inge Sutanto, Dedeh Endawati, Liem Hui Ling, Ferdinand Laihad, Rianto Setiabudy, J Kevin Baird
Reference: 
Malaria Journal 2010, 9:52 (12 February 2010)

Clinical trial of the use of chloroquine for monoinfections of P.falciparum and P. vivax. Although a small study and almost 7 years old, the data provide clear evidence of high grade chloroquine resistance in western Indonesia, a long distance from the known hot spot on the Island of Papua.

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