Malaria in Highly Endemic Areas: Improving Control Through Diagnosis, Artemisinin Combination Therapy, and Rectal Artesunate Treatment

Clin Infect Dis. Vol. 63 suppl. 5, December 15, 2016

http://cid.oxfordjournals.org/content/63/suppl_5.toc

Malaria-endemic countries are encouraged to increase, expedite, and standardize care based on parasite diagnosis and treat confirmed malaria using oral artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) or rectal artesunate plus referral when patients are unable to take oral medication. This supplement of Clinical Infectious Diseases Vol. 63 contains 10 open access articles dealing with these topics.

 

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