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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
close this folder5. Resistance to antimalarial medicines9
View the document5.1 Impact of resistance
View the document5.2 Global distribution of resistance
View the document5.3 Assessing resistance
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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open this folder and view contentsAnnexes
 

5.3 Assessing resistance

The following methods are available for assessing resistance to antimalarials:

in vivo assessment of therapeutic efficacy (see section 6.1),
in vitro studies of parasite susceptibility to drugs in culture,
• molecular genotyping.

 

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