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close this bookGuidelines for the Treatment of Malaria (WHO; 2006; 266 pages) View the PDF document
View the documentGlossary
View the documentAbbreviations
open this folder and view contents1. Introduction
View the document2. The clinical disease
open this folder and view contents3. Treatment objectives
open this folder and view contents4. Diagnosis of malaria
open this folder and view contents5. Resistance to antimalarial medicines9
open this folder and view contents6. Antimalarial treatment policy
open this folder and view contents7. Treatment of uncomplicated P. Falciparum malaria10
open this folder and view contents8. Treatment of severe falciparum malaria14
open this folder and view contents9. Treatment of malaria caused by P. vivax, P. ovale or P. malariae19
View the document10. Mixed malaria infections
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Abbreviations

ACT

artemisinin-based combination therapy

AL

artemether-lumefantrine combination

AQ

amodiaquine

AS

artesunate

AS+AQ

artesunate + amodiaquine combination

AS+MQ

artesunate + mefloquine combination

AS+SP

artesunate + sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine combination

CI

confidence interval

CQ

chloroquine

EIR

entomological inoculation rate

HIV/AIDS

human immunodeficiency virus/ acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

HRP2

histidine-rich protein 2

IC50

concentration providing 50% inhibition

MIC

minimum inhibitory concentration

MQ

mefloquine

OR

odds ratio

PCR

polymerase chain reaction

pLDH

parasite-lactate dehydrogenase

RCT

randomized controlled trial

RDT

rapid diagnostic test

RR

relative risk

SP

sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine

WHO

World Health Organization

WMD

weighted mean difference

 

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