Failure of artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Cambodia

@article{Rogers2008FailureOA,
  title={Failure of artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria in southern Cambodia},
  author={William Oscar Rogers and Rithy Sem and Thong Tero and Pheaktra Chim and Pharath Lim and Sinuon Muth and Duong Socheat and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Ariey and Chansuda Wongsrichanalai},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={8},
  pages={10 - 10}
}
BackgroundResistance to anti-malarial drugs hampers control efforts and increases the risk of morbidity and mortality from malaria. The efficacy of standard therapies for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax malaria was assessed in Chumkiri, Kampot Province, Cambodia.MethodsOne hundred fifty-one subjects with uncomplicated falciparum malaria received directly observed therapy with 12 mg/kg artesunate (over three days) and 25 mg/kg mefloquine, up to a maximum dose of 600 mg… CONTINUE READING
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