Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax in transmigration settlements of West Kalimantan, Indonesia.

  title={Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium vivax in transmigration settlements of West Kalimantan, Indonesia.},
  author={David J. Fryauff and Sekar Tuti and A Mardi and Sofyan Masbar and R Patipelohi and Budhi Leksana and Kevin C Kain and Michael John Bangs and Thomas L. Richie and John Kevin Baird},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  volume={59 4},
Malariometric surveys were conducted during July 1996 in native Dayak villages and predominantly Javanese transmigration settlements in Ketapang district of West Kalimantan, Indonesia. Malaria prevalence ranged from 0.9% to 2.7% in Dayak villages and from 1% to 20% in the transmigration settlements. Plasmodium falciparum accounted for 67% of the cases among Dayaks but P. vivax was dominant among transmigrants, accounting for more than 72% of the infections. Chloroquine sensitivity/resistance… CONTINUE READING

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