Comparative efficacy of chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria and impact on gametocyte carriage rates in the East Nusatenggara province of Indonesia.

@article{Sutanto2004ComparativeEO,
  title={Comparative efficacy of chloroquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria and impact on gametocyte carriage rates in the East Nusatenggara province of Indonesia.},
  author={Inge Sutanto and Sri Supriyanto and Paul Ruckert and Purnomo and Jason D. Maguire and Michael J. Bangs},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={2004},
  volume={70 5},
  pages={
          467-73
        }
}
The efficacy of chloroquine (CQ) and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) was evaluated in 89 subjects greater than one year of age with uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria in the East Nusatenggara Province of Indonesia. Fever clearance time was longer in the SP group than in the CQ group. However, parasite clearance time was extended in subjects who received CQ compared with those who received SP. Major adverse events were not observed in either group, and no hospitalizations were required during… CONTINUE READING

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