TITLE

Monitoring Antimalarial Drug Efficacy

AUTHOR(S)
Ringwald, P.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;4/15/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 8, p1192
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
Presents letters to the editor on antimalarial drug efficacy, published in the April 15, 2004 issue of the journal "Clnical Infectious Diseases." Effects of the chemical compound sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine therapy; Results of clinical trials for drug resistance; Antimalarial drug efficacy in low transmission areas.
ACCESSION #
13020558

 

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