Efficacy of chloroquine, sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Kajo Keji county, Sudan.

@article{Stivanello2004EfficacyOC,
  title={Efficacy of chloroquine, sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine for treatment of uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in Kajo Keji county, Sudan.},
  author={Elisa Stivanello and Philippe Cavailler and Francesco Serra Cassano and Sabah Ahmed Omar and Daniel Kariuki and Jonathan Mwangi and Patrice Piola and J. G. Kirk A. W. Guthmann},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2004},
  volume={9 9},
  pages={975-80}
}
To provide advice on the rational use of antimalarial drugs, Médecins Sans Frontières conducted a randomized, an open label efficacy study in Kajo Keji, an area of high transmission of malaria in southern Sudan. The efficacy of chloroquine (CQ), sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) and amodiaquine (AQ) were measured in a 28-day in vivo study, with results corrected by PCR genotyping. Of 2010 children screened, 115 children aged 6-59 months with uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria were… CONTINUE READING