Chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria from Malawi

Trop Geogr Med. 1984 Mar;36(1):71-2.

Abstract

A case of falciparum malaria from Malawi is reported. RII resistance to chloroquine according to WHO standards is proven. This is the first case of chloroquine-resistance, assessed according to WHO standards, reported from Malawi.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Chloroquine / therapeutic use*
  • Drug Combinations / therapeutic use
  • Drug Resistance, Microbial
  • Humans
  • Malaria / drug therapy*
  • Malawi
  • Male
  • Plasmodium falciparum
  • Pyrimethamine / therapeutic use
  • Sulfadoxine / therapeutic use

Substances

  • Drug Combinations
  • fanasil, pyrimethamine drug combination
  • Sulfadoxine
  • Chloroquine
  • Pyrimethamine