Intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in children living in areas with seasonal transmission.

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BACKGROUND In malaria endemic areas, pre-school children are at high risk of severe and repeated malaria illness. One possible public health strategy, known as Intermittent Preventive Treatment in children (IPTc), is to treat all children for malaria at regular intervals during the transmission season, regardless of whether they are infected or not… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD003756.pub4

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