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chemoprophylaxis

Compliance with Antimalaria Chemoprophylaxis in a Combat Zone

April 5, 2012 - 13:11 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Michael Brisson and Paul Brisson
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Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012 86:587-590

MalariaWorldOur objective was to determine the rate of compliance and reasons for non-compliance with malaria chemoprophylaxis among healthy US MSMs in Afghanistan.

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Travel clinic communication and non-adherence to malaria chemoprophylaxis

December 5, 2011 - 13:39 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Lorna Farquharson, Lorraine M. Noble, Ron H. Behrens
Reference: 
Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, Volume 9, Issue 6, November 2011, Pages 278-283

MalariaWorldThis study examined whether non-adherence could be predicted from verbal communication in the pre-travel consultation, and whether non-adherence was related to the quality of clinician–traveller communication.

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Short Report: Therapeutic Efficacy of Chloroquine in Plasmodium vivax and the pvmdr1 Polymorphisms in the Republic of Korea Under Mass Chemoprophylaxis

April 4, 2011 - 14:13 -- Patrick Sampao
Author(s): 
Young Keun Kim, Changsoo Kim, Inho Park, Hyo Youl Kim, Jun Yong Choi, AND June Myung Kim
Reference: 
Am J Trop Med Hyg, Apr 2011; 84: 532 - 534.

We investigated the therapeutic efficacy of HCQ and the pvmdr1 gene polymorphisms in P. vivax. From June to September 2006, 102 soldiers with vivax malaria near the demilitarized zone in Gyeonggi-do, ROK, were enrolled in the study.

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