Artesunate and mefloquine in the treatment of uncomplicated multidrug-resistant hyperparasitaemic falciparum malaria.

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Oral artesunate is the most effective treatment for uncomplicated hyperparasitaemia in falciparum malaria. To assess the contribution of mefloquine to therapeutic efficacy in an area endemic for mefloquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum, an open randomized comparison of a 5 d course of oral artesunate (total dose 12 mg/kg) with and without a single dose of… (More)

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@article{Price1998ArtesunateAM, title={Artesunate and mefloquine in the treatment of uncomplicated multidrug-resistant hyperparasitaemic falciparum malaria.}, author={Richard Price and Christine Luxemburger and Marcel A. T. M. van Vugt and Francois Nosten and A S Kham and J. Simpson and Somchai Looareesuwan and Tan Chongsuphajaisiddhi and N. J. White}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={1998}, volume={92 2}, pages={207-11} }