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Assessment of Plasmodium falciparum drug resistance molecular markers from the Blue Nile State, Southeast Sudan

February 24, 2020 - 13:56 -- Open Access
Abdelrahim O. Mohamed, Maazza Hussien, Amal Mohamed, Abdelmaroof Suliman, Nuha S. Elkando, Hanadi Abdelbagi, Elfatih M. Malik, Mohammed H. Abdelraheem and Muzamil Mahdi Abdel Hamid
Malaria Journal 2020 19:78, 18 February 2020

Plasmodium falciparum malaria is a public health problem worldwide. Malaria treatment policy has faced periodic changes due to emergence of drug resistant parasites. In Sudan chloroquine has been replaced by artesunate and sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine (AS/SP) in 2005 and to artemether–lumefantrine (AL) in 2017, due to the development of drug resistance. Different molecular markers have been used to monitor the status of drug resistant P. falciparum. This study aimed to determine the frequency of malaria drug resistance molecular markers in Southeast Sudan.

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