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The purpose of this clinical trial is to assess the effectiveness of artemether-lumefantrine (Coartem®) treatment provided by community health workers against uncomplicated malaria in children under 5 years of age in Kibaha District, Tanzania, during an extended follow-up of 42 days. The hypothesis is that artemether-lumefantrine treatment provided by community health workers will result in less than 85% PCR-corrected parasitological effectiveness by day 42, mainly due to partial non-compliance to full standard 6-dose regimen of the drug.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Historical Control, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Karolinska University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:19-0400
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and efficacy in children aged 6 - 59 months with uncomplicated malaria, treated with either conventional artemether/lumefantrine tablets(...
THIS STUDY IS NOT ENROLLING PATIENTS IN THE USA. To evaluate the effects of artemether/ lumefantrine on the auditory function.
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the potential side-effects of artemether / lumefantrine and other antimalarials on the auditory function.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the tolerability and safety of increasing doses of primaquine in combination with artemether-lumefantrine in G6PD deficient males with an asymptoma...
To evaluate the potential effects of artemether- lumefantrine on the auditory function
The Research Group on Chemotherapy of Tropical Diseases, Japan, introduced artemether-lumefantrine (AL) in late 2002, mainly for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Because AL was on...
Plasmodium knowlesi is reported increasingly across Southeast Asia, and is the commonest cause of malaria in Malaysia. No randomized trials have assessed comparative efficacy of artemether-lumefantrin...
Chloroquine was used for malaria treatment until resistant Plasmodium falciparum was identified. Because 4-aminoquinolines with modified side chains, such as AQ-13, are active against resistant parasi...
Malaria infection during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for maternal and fetal complications. In the United States, treatment options for uncomplicated, chloroquine-resistant Plasmodiu...
Delayed haemolytic anaemia has been reported in association with intravenous artesunate treatment in patients with severe Plasmodium falciparum malaria, and furthermore, oral artemisinin-based combina...
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM VIVAX. This form of malaria is less severe than MALARIA, FALCIPARUM, but there is a higher probability for relapses to occur. Febrile paroxysms often occur every other day.
Vaccines made from antigens arising from any of the four strains of Plasmodium which cause malaria in humans, or from P. berghei which causes malaria in rodents.
A protozoan parasite that causes vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species is found almost everywhere malaria is endemic and is the only one that has a range extending into the temperate regions.
Malaria caused by PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM. This is the severest form of malaria and is associated with the highest levels of parasites in the blood. This disease is characterized by irregularly recurring febrile paroxysms that in extreme cases occur with acute cerebral, renal, or gastrointestinal manifestations.
A protozoan parasite that occurs naturally in the macaque. It is similar to PLASMODIUM VIVAX and produces a type of malaria similar to vivax malaria (MALARIA, VIVAX). This species has been found to give rise to both natural and experimental human infections.
In a clinical trial or interventional study, participants receive specific interventions according to the research plan or protocol created by the investigators. These interventions may be medical products, such as drugs or devices; procedures; or change...
Within medicine, nutrition (the study of food and the effect of its components on the body) has many different roles. Appropriate nutrition can help prevent certain diseases, or treat others. In critically ill patients, artificial feeding by tubes need t...