Delayed clearance of Plasmodium falciparum parasites is used as an operational indicator of potential artemisinin resistance. Effective community-based systems to detect P. falciparum cases remaining positive 72 hours after initiating treatment would be valuable for guiding case follow-up in areas of known resistance risk and for detecting areas of emerging resistance.
Published in Malaria Journal
Citation: Cox, Jonathan, et al.
Country: CambodiaKeywords: Community delivery | Resistance management
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