Hollie Webster

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Mefloquine is the treatment of choice for uncomplicated multiresistant falciparum malaria, and in combination with sulphadoxine and pyrimethamine (MSP) at a single dose of 15/30/1.5 mg/kg, respectively, has been used in Thailand for the past 6 years. In 1985-86, MSP cured over 98% of 5192 patients with falciparum malaria on the Thai-Burmese border. 4 years(More)
Male rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) were administered daily doses of the antimalarial drug arteether. The 14-day treated group received either 24 mg/kg/day, 16 mg/kg/day, or 8 mg/kg/day. The seven-day treatment group received either 24 mg/kg/day or 8 mg/kg/day. All control cases in each group received the sesame oil vehicle alone. Neurologic signs were(More)
The continuing spread of multidrug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum malaria makes the search for alternative treatments ever more urgent. We have investigated the relative efficacy of halofantrine and mefloquine in two paired randomised trials on the Thai-Burmese border, a multidrug-resistant area. In the first trial, 198 patients with acute(More)
Plant and animal genomics is a broad area of research with respect to the biological issues covered because it continues to deal with the structure and function of genetic material underpinning all organisms. This mini-review utilizes the plenary lectures from the Plant and Animal Genome Conference as a basis for summarizing the trends in the genome-level(More)
The distribution in Thailand of antibody to a recently discovered variant of circumsporozoite proteins of Plasmodium vivax was determined by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA). The ELISA capture antigens were a synthetic peptide of the principal variant sequence ANGAGNQPG and a candidate P vivax vaccine that contained the predominant repeat sequence(More)
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