by Wisdom Akpaloo and Edward Purssell
Malaria Research and Treatment, Volume 2014 (2014), pp. 1-20
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The World Health Organization recommended the use of artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) for treatment of uncomplicated falciparum malaria a decade ago in response to problems of drug resistance. This review compared two of the ACTs – Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine (DP) and Artemether-Lumefantrine (AL) to provide evidence which one has the ability to offer superior post-treatment prophylaxis at 28 and 42 days post-treatment.