Selection and Spread of Artemisinin-Resistant Alleles in Thailand Prior to the Global Artemisinin Resistance Containment Campaign

This study demonstrates that parasites with K13 propeller mutations associated with artemisinin resistance were widely present along the Thai-Cambodia and Thai-Myanmar borders prior to the implementation of the artemisinin resistance containment project in the region.

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Publication date: April 2015
Source: PLOS Pathogens

Factors affecting delay in seeking treatment among malaria patients along Thailand-Myanmar border in Tak Province, Thailand

Delay in seeking treatment is an important factor in the development of severe complications, deaths and the transmission of the disease. This study aimed to investigate factors affecting delay in seeking treatment of malaria patients.

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Publication date: January 2015
Source: Malaria Journal