Plasmodium falciparum Resistance to Artemisinin Derivatives and Piperaquine: A Major Challenge for Malaria Elimination in Cambodia

This article details the major advances in the current understanding of resistance to artemisinin and piperaquine and defines the challenges that the malaria community will have to face in the coming years.

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Publication date: December 2016
Source: The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

Evidence of falciparum malaria multidrug resistance to artemisinin and piperaquine in western Cambodia: dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine open-label multicenter clinical assessment.

The data from this study support evidence of P. falciparum piperaquine resistance in western Cambodia, an area of widespread artemisinin resistance. The study recommends that new therapeutic strategies be tested, such as the use of triple ACTs.

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Publication date: May 2015
Source: American Society for Microbiology