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Open Access | Reliability of Antimalarial Sensitivity Tests Depends on Drug Mechanisms of Action

May 6, 2010 - 07:23 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Sharon Wein, Marjorie Maynadier, Christophe Tran Van Ba, Rachel Cerdan, Suzanne Peyrottes, Laurent Fraisse, and Henri Vial
Reference: 
J. Clin. Microbiol., May 2010; 48: 1651 - 1660.

Our results suggest some minimal conditions to apply these tests that should give rise to a standard 50% inhibitory concentration, regardless of the mechanism of action of the compounds, and highlight that the most commonly used in vitro antimalarial activity tests do not have the same potential.

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