Madagascan isolates of Plasmodium falciparum showing low sensitivity to artemether in vitro.

In Madagascar, although chloroquine (CQ) remains the first-line treatment of choice for malaria, the gradual spread of resistance to this antimalarial drug is of increasing concern. As part of a larger investigation of the effectiveness of the second- and third-line drugs used to treat malaria, the in-vitro susceptibilities of Plasmodium falciparum… CONTINUE READING