Triclosan inhibit the growth of the late liver-stage of Plasmodium.

@article{Singh2009TriclosanIT,
  title={Triclosan inhibit the growth of the late liver-stage of Plasmodium.},
  author={Agam Prasad Singh and Namita Surolia and Avadhesha Surolia},
  journal={IUBMB life},
  year={2009},
  volume={61 9},
  pages={923-8}
}
Annually, approximately two million human deaths are caused worldwide by malaria, most of them being children. Plasmodium falciparum is the leading cause of cerebral malaria, the most severe and fatal form of disease. Moreover, the emergence of resistant strains to the existing drugs has worsened the situation. Currently, primaquine is the only drug available for eliminating liver-stage parasites. Because of the emergence of resistant parasite strains, it becomes necessary to find new targets… CONTINUE READING

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Liver - stage of Plasmodium is an excellent target for intervention due to very small parasite load as well as possibility of eliminating parasites before it can cause blood - stage infection .
Liver - stage of Plasmodium is an excellent target for intervention due to very small parasite load as well as possibility of eliminating parasites before it can cause blood - stage infection .
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