The effect of a single dose of primaquine on the gametocytes, gametogony and sporogony of Laverania falciparum.

@article{Burgess1961TheEO,
  title={The effect of a single dose of primaquine on the gametocytes, gametogony and sporogony of Laverania falciparum.},
  author={R W Burgess and Robert S. Bray},
  journal={Bulletin of the World Health Organization},
  year={1961},
  volume={24},
  pages={
          451-6
        }
}
A number of studies have been carried out on the effect of several of the 8-aminoquinolines on gametogony and sporogony of Laverania falciparum, but only very limited work has so far been done on the effect of single doses of primaquine. The authors have sought to repair this omission with a study of 12 subjects showing gametocytes of L. falciparum who were treated with a single dose of 15 mg, 30 mg or 45 mg of primaquine base, according to age. Batches of Anopheles gambiae were fed on these… CONTINUE READING

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