A comparative study on the efficacy of artesunate plus sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine versus artemether-lumefantrine in eastern Sudan

@article{Mukhtar2007ACS,
  title={A comparative study on the efficacy of artesunate plus sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine versus artemether-lumefantrine in eastern Sudan},
  author={Ebtihal A Mukhtar and Nahla B. Gadalla and Salah-Eldin G El-zaki and Izdihar Mukhtar and Fathi A Mansour and Ahmed Hussein Babiker and Badria B. El-Sayed},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={92 - 92}
}
A combination of artesunate (AS) plus sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine (SP) as first-line and artemether-lumefantrine (AL) as second-line treatment are currently recommended against uncomplicated P. falciparum infection in Sudan. However, there is limited information on the efficacy of ACTs in the country and only one report of PCR-corrected results for AS/SP only. The WHO protocol for the assessment of antimalarial drug efficacy for the treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria was employed… CONTINUE READING
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