Clinical manifestations of new versus recrudescent malaria infections following anti-malarial drug treatment

@inproceedings{Shaukat2012ClinicalMO,
  title={Clinical manifestations of new versus recrudescent malaria infections following anti-malarial drug treatment},
  author={Ayesha M Shaukat and Elizabeth A Gilliams and Leo J Kenefic and Matthew B Laurens and Fraction K. Dzinjalamala and Osward M. Nyirenda and Phillip C. Thesing and Christopher G. Jacob and Malcolm Edward Molyneux and Terrie E. Taylor and Christopher V. Plowe and Miriam K Laufer},
  booktitle={Malaria Journal},
  year={2012}
}
Distinguishing new from recrudescent infections in post-treatment episodes of malaria is standard in anti-malarial drug efficacy trials. New infections are not considered malaria treatment failures and as a result, the prevention of subsequent episodes of malaria infection is not reported as a study outcome. However, in moderate and high transmission settings, new infections are common and the ability of a short-acting medication to cure an initial infection may be outweighed by its inability… CONTINUE READING
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