Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria.

TitleArtemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium vivax malaria.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsGogtay N, Kannan S, Thatte UM, Olliaro PL, Sinclair D
JournalThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume10
PaginationCD008492
Date Published2013
Abstract

Plasmodium vivax is an important cause of malaria in many parts of Asia and South America, and parasite resistance to the standard treatment (chloroquine) is now high in some parts of Oceania. This review aims to assess the current treatment options in the light of increasing chloroquine resistance.

DOI10.1152/ajplung.00423.2012
Alternate JournalCochrane Database Syst Rev