Artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated childhood malaria in Nigeria: randomized controlled trial

@article{Meremikwu2005ArtemetherlumefantrineVA,
  title={Artemether-lumefantrine versus artesunate plus amodiaquine for treating uncomplicated childhood malaria in Nigeria: randomized controlled trial},
  author={Martin M. Meremikwu and A. A. A. Alaribe and Regina I. Ejemot and Angela E. Oyo-ita and John Ekenjoku and Chukwuemeka E Nwachukwu and Donald Ordu and Emmanuel U. Ezedinachi},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={5},
  pages={43 - 43}
}
BackgroundThe therapeutic efficacy of artesunate plus amodiaquine and artemether/lumefantrine were assessed in an area of Nigeria with high levels of Plasmodium falciparum resistance to chloroquine and sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine.ParticipantsChildren aged 6 to 59 months with uncomplicated P. falciparum infection and parasite density 1,000 to 200,000 parasites/μL enrolled following informed consent by parents.MethodsEligible children were randomly assigned to receive either a 3-day course of… CONTINUE READING
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