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Various pfcrt and pfmdr1 genotypes of Plasmodium falciparum cocirculate with P. malariae, P. ovale spp., and P. vivax in Northern Angola

Fançony, Cláudia; Gamboa, Dina; Sebastião, Yuri; Hallett, Rachel; Sutherland, Colin; Sousa-Figueiredo, Jose Carlos; Vaz da Silva de Castro Nery, Susana

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Artemisinin-based combination therapy for malaria has become widely available across Africa. Populations of Plasmodium falciparum that were previously dominated by chloroquine (CQ)-resistant genotypes are now under different drug selection pressures. P. malariae, P. ovale curtisi, and P. ovale wallikeri are sympatric with P. falciparum across the continent and are frequently present as coinfections. The prevalence of human Plasmodium species was determined by PCR using DNA from blood spots...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/152656
Source: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
DOI: 10.1128/AAC.00559-12
Access Rights: Open Access

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