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NOT Open Access | Preliminary studies on drug delivery of polymeric primaquine microparticles using the liver high uptake effect based on size of particles to improve malaria treatment

September 8, 2021 - 15:54 -- NOT Open Access
Author(s): 
da Silva de Barros AO, Portilho FL, Santos-Oliveira R, et al.
Reference: 
Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2021 Sep;128:112275

Malaria is the most common parasitic disease around the world, especially in tropical and sub-tropical regions. This parasitic disease can have a rapid and severe evolution. It is transmitted by female anopheline mosquitoes. There is no reliable vaccine or diagnostic test against malaria; instead, Artesunate is used for the treatment of severe malaria and Artemisinin is used for uncomplicated falciparum malaria.

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