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A community-based, open-label, cluster-randomised longitudinal study in which children are randomized according to village health worker catchment areas comparing the safety and effectiveness of repeated treatments with artemether-lumefantrine (AL) over a 3-year period in children 4-48 months to that of repeated treatment with dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine (DHA-PPQ).
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Research Programme, College of Medicine
Not yet recruiting
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:05-0400
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(...
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 chi...
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...
The fixed dose combination of artemether-lumefantrine (AL) is the most widely used treatment for uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria. Relatively lower cure rates and lumefantrine levels have b...
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...
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...
Impact of treatment and re-treatment with artemether-lumefantrine and artesunate-amodiaquine on selection of Plasmodium falciparum multidrug resistance gene-1 polymorphisms in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.
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Malaria represents the most important parasitic infection imported from the tropics causing death in 1-2 % of travelers with this diagnosis. Around 30 cases of malaria are diagnosed in the Czech Repub...
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.
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Malaria is a serious tropical disease spread by mosquitoes. If malaria is not diagnosed and treated promptly, it can be fatal. What causes malaria? Malaria is caused by a type of parasite known as Plasmodium. There are many different types of Plasmod...