Intermittent Preventive Treatment ( IPT ) and the spread of drug resistant malaria

@inproceedings{TebohEwungkem2014IntermittentPT,
  title={Intermittent Preventive Treatment ( IPT ) and the spread of drug resistant malaria},
  author={Miranda I. Teboh-Ewungkem and Olivia Prosper and Katharine Gurski and C. A. Manore and Angela L. Peace and Zhilan Feng},
  year={2014}
}
Intermittent Preventive Treatment (IPT) is a malaria control strategy in which vulnerable asymptomatic individuals are given a full curative dose of an antimalarial medication at specified intervals, regardless of whether they are infected with malaria or not. A mathematical model is developed to explore the effect of IPT use on the malaria prevalence and… CONTINUE READING