A comparative, randomized clinical trial of artemisinin/naphtoquine twice daily one day versus artemether/lumefantrine six doses regimen in children and adults with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in Côte d'Ivoire

@article{Toure2008ACR,
  title={A comparative, randomized clinical trial of artemisinin/naphtoquine twice daily one day versus artemether/lumefantrine six doses regimen in children and adults with uncomplicated falciparum malaria in C{\^o}te d'Ivoire},
  author={Offianan Andre Toure and Louis Kon{\'e} Penali and Jean-Didier Yapi and Berenger AA Ako and Walamtchin Toure and Kali Djerea and Genevieve O Gomez and Oyewole Makaila},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={148 - 148}
}
Drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum poses a major threat to malaria control. Combination anti-malarial therapy, including artemisinins, has been advocated to improve efficacy and limit the spread of resistance. The fixed combination of oral artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is highly effective and well-tolerated. Artemisinin/naphtoquine (AN) is a fixed-dose ACT that has recently become available in Africa. The objectives of the study were to compare the efficacy and safety of AN and AL for the… CONTINUE READING

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