New genetic marker for piperaquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum.

@article{Dondorp2017NewGM,
  title={New genetic marker for piperaquine resistance in Plasmodium falciparum.},
  author={Arjen Mattheus Dondorp},
  journal={The Lancet. Infectious diseases},
  year={2017},
  volume={17 2},
  pages={
          119-121
        }
}
In the Greater Mekong subregion, Plasmodium falciparum resistance to artemisinins is increasingly compounded by concurrent resistance to partner drugs in combination therapies, which results in high treatment failure rates. Artemisinin combination therapies are fi rstline drugs for the treatment of falciparum malaria in all endemic countries; new… CONTINUE READING