Emerging artemisinin resistance in the border areas of Thailand

  title={Emerging artemisinin resistance in the border areas of Thailand},
  author={Kesara Na-Bangchang and Juntra Karbwang},
  journal={Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology},
  pages={307 - 322}
Emergence of artemisinin resistance has been confirmed in Cambodia and the border areas of Thailand, the well-known hotspots of multidrug resistance Plasmodium falciparum. It appears to be spreading to the western border of Thailand along the Thai–Myanmar border, and will probably spread to other endemic areas of the world in the near future. This raises a serious concern on the long-term efficacy of artemisinin-based combination therapies, as these combination therapies currently constitute… 

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