Diagnosis and Treatment of Plasmodium vivax Malaria

05 Oct 2016

Baird JK, Valecha N, Duparc S, White NJ, Price RN

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

DOI: 10.4269/ajtmh.16-0171

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Abstract

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

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