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Which artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are effective for treating uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review

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Effective Health Care Research Consortium (2011) Which artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) are effective for treating uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria? Evidence update - Summary of a Cochrane Review. Liverpool, Effective Health Care Research Consortium, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine.

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Abstract

Generally, all of the WHO recommended artemisinin combination treatments were very effective, but trials report true failure rates exceeding 10% in some areas.

Item Type: Other
Corporate Authors: Effective Health Care Research Consortium
Additional Information: Produced by the Effective Health Care Research Consortium (www.liv.ac.uk/evidence), Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, supported by UKaid from the Department for International Development UK. Adapted from Sinclair D, Zani B, Donegan S, Olliaro P, Garner P. Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated malaria. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD007483. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007483.pub2 [New search March 2009]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cochrane Review CD007483, Malaria, Artemisinin, Combination therapies, ACTs, Evidence Update
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > Anti-Inflammatory Agents. Anti-Infective Agents. Antineoplastic Agents > QV 256 Antimalarials
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 770 Therapy
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > International Health Group
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Depositing User: q Moody
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2011 10:07
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2018 13:03
URI: http://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/2299

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