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Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2016 Dec 28;95(6 Suppl):35-51. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0171. Epub 2016 Oct 5.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Malaria.

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1
Centre for Tropical Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom.
2
Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Jakarta, Indonesia.
3
National Institute for Malaria Research, New Delhi, India.
4
Medicines for Malaria Venture, Geneva, Switzerland.
5
Mahidol Oxford Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
6
Division of Global and Tropical Health, Menzies School of Health Research-Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia.

Abstract

The diagnosis and treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria differs from that of Plasmodium falciparum malaria in fundamentally important ways. This article reviews the guiding principles, practices, and evidence underpinning the diagnosis and treatment of P. vivax malaria.

PMID:
27708191
PMCID:
PMC5198890
DOI:
10.4269/ajtmh.16-0171
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