High-throughput Plasmodium falciparum growth assay for malaria drug discovery.

  title={High-throughput Plasmodium falciparum growth assay for malaria drug discovery.},
  author={Mary Lynn Baniecki and Dyann F Wirth and Jon Clardy},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  volume={51 2},
New therapeutic agents for the treatment of malaria, the world's most deadly parasitic disease, are urgently needed. Malaria afflicts 300 to 500 million people and results in 1 to 2 million deaths annually, and more than 85% of all malaria-related mortality involves young children and pregnant women in sub-Saharan Africa. The emergence of multidrug-resistant parasites, especially in Plasmodium falciparum, has eroded the efficacy of almost all currently available therapeutic agents. The… CONTINUE READING
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