Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Infants for the Prevention of Malaria in Rural Western Kenya: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Odhiambo2010IntermittentPT,
  title={Intermittent Preventive Treatment in Infants for the Prevention of Malaria in Rural Western Kenya: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial},
  author={Frank O. Odhiambo and Mary J. Hamel and John M. Williamson and Kim A Lindblade and Feiko O Ter Kuile and Elizabeth Walker Peterson and Peter Otieno and S. G. Kariuki and John Vulule and Laurence Slutsker and Robert David Newman},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Intermittent preventive treatment in infants (IPTi) with sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine (SP) for the prevention of malaria has shown promising results in six trials. However, resistance to SP is rising and alternative drug combinations need to be evaluated to better understand the role of treatment versus prophylactic effects. METHODS Between March… CONTINUE READING