Antimalarial drug resistance, artemisinin-based combination therapy, and the contribution of modeling to elucidating policy choices.

@article{Yeung2004AntimalarialDR,
  title={Antimalarial drug resistance, artemisinin-based combination therapy, and the contribution of modeling to elucidating policy choices.},
  author={Shunmay Yeung and Wirichada Pongtavornpinyo and Ian M. Hastings and Anne J. Mills and Nicholas J White},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={71 2 Suppl},
  pages={
          179-86
        }
}
Increasing resistance of Plasmodium falciparum malaria to antimalarial drugs is posing a major threat to the global effort to "Roll Back Malaria". Chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) are being rendered increasingly ineffective, resulting in increasing morbidity, mortality, and economic and social costs. One strategy advocated for delaying the development of resistance to the remaining armory of effective drugs is the wide-scale deployment of artemisinin-based combination therapy… CONTINUE READING
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