Malaria: an update on current chemotherapy

  title={Malaria: an update on current chemotherapy},
  author={B. Visser and M. van Vugt and M. Grobusch},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy},
  pages={2219 - 2254}
  • B. Visser, M. van Vugt, M. Grobusch
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy
  • Introduction: Chemotherapy of malaria has become a rapidly changing field. Less than two decades ago, treatment regimens were increasingly bound to fail due to emerging drug resistance against 4-aminoquinolines and sulfa compounds. By now, artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) constitute the standard of care for uncomplicated falciparum malaria and are increasingly also taken into consideration for the treatment of non-falciparum malaria. Areas covered: This narrative review provides… CONTINUE READING
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