Chloroquine resistant vivax malaria in an infant: a report from India.

  • Ira Shah
  • Published 2008 in Journal of vector borne diseases
Plasmodium vivax is seen in tropical areas predominantly in southeast Asia and India. Infact, it forms 60–70% of cases of malaria in India1. Chloroquine resistant P. falciparum has been increasingly found, however, it still remains an effective drug in the treatment of P. vivax. WHO still recommends chloroquine as the first line treatment for benign vivax… CONTINUE READING