Comparative Evaluation of the Effects of Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy and Amodiaquine Monotherapy in G6PD Activity, Fasting Glucose Level and Parasite Clearance Rate in Malaria-infected Adults in Abakaliki, Nigeria.

@inproceedings{EwenighiChinwe2013ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative Evaluation of the Effects of Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy and Amodiaquine Monotherapy in G6PD Activity, Fasting Glucose Level and Parasite Clearance Rate in Malaria-infected Adults in Abakaliki, Nigeria.},
  author={O EwenighiChinwe and Dimkpa Uchechukwu and Joel C. Onyeanusi and E. Ezeoke Uchechukwu and Oluwatoyin Gladys and O Eze Chukwuemeka and Uzo Simon},
  year={2013}
}
Background: Antimalaria combination therapy with regimen containing an artemisinin-based compound has been recommended as a gold standard and first-line treatment for malaria by WHO. Studies have also proven the effectiveness of Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) in the treatment of uncomplicated Plasmoduim falciparum and delaying the emergence of drug resistance. However, limited reports exist on the effects of ACT on some vital biochemical parameters such as glucose-6-phosphate… CONTINUE READING

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