Plasmodium vivax chloroquine resistance and anemia in the western Brazilian Amazon
- Autores: Alecrim MG, Brasil LW, Costa MR, Lacerda MV, Marques MM, Monteiro WM, Nascimento MT, Nogueira F, Reyes-Lecca RC, Santana Filho FS, Silveira H, Vieira JL
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
- Link: http://aac.asm.org/content/early/2013/10/22/AAC.02279-12
In Latin America, data on chloroquine (CQ)-resistant Plasmodium vivax is limited, even with the current research efforts to sustain an efficient malaria control program in all these endemic countries, where malaria still is a major public health issue.