High frequency of <it>Plasmodium falciparum </it>chloroquine resistance marker (<it>pfcrt </it>T76 mutation) in Yemen: An urgent need to re-examine malaria drug policy

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Malaria remains a significant health problem in Yemen with <it>Plasmodium falciparum </it>being the predominant species which is responsible for 90% of the malaria cases. Despite serious concerns regarding increasing drug...

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Main Authors: Al-Mekhlafi Hesham M, Mahdy Mohammed AK, Al-Mekhlafi Abdulsalam M, Azazy Ahmed A, Fong Mun
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2011-05-01
Series:Parasites & Vectors
Online Access:http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/4/1/94