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Revised recommendations for preventing malaria in travelers to areas with chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum



Revised recommendations for preventing malaria in travelers to areas with chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum



New England Journal of Medicine 313(7): 454-455



With respect to the new recommendations issued by the Centres for Disease Control, USA, for the suppression of chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum using chloroquine plus Fansidar (pyrimethamine plus sulphadoxine), the authors weigh up the risks of taking Fansidar against those of acquiring infection for certain groups of travellers.

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Accession: 001676477

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PMID: 3894968

DOI: 10.1056/NEJM198508153130717


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