The promise and potential challenges of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi)

@article{OMeara2005ThePA,
  title={The promise and potential challenges of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in infants (IPTi)},
  author={Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara and Joel G. Breman and F. Ellis McKenzie},
  journal={Malaria Journal},
  year={2005},
  volume={4},
  pages={33 - 33}
}
  • Wendy Prudhomme O'Meara, Joel G. Breman, F. Ellis McKenzie
  • Published in Malaria Journal 2005
  • Medicine
  • Intermittent preventive treatment (IPT) administers a full therapeutic course of an anti-malarial drug at predetermined intervals, regardless of infection or disease status. It is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for protecting pregnant women from the adverse effects of malaria (IPTp) and shows great potential as a strategy for reducing illness from malaria during infancy (IPTi). Administered concurrently with standard immunizations, IPTi is expected to reduce the frequency of… CONTINUE READING

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