Plasmodium vivax malaria relapses at a travel medicine centre in Rio de Janeiro, a non-endemic area in Brazil Full Text
Malaria Journal, 08/01/2012
Pedro RS et al. – A known challenge to individual cure and environmental control of malaria is the possibility of an inappropriate, non–weight–based primaquine dosing, which should be considered a potential cause of P. vivax malaria relapse. Indeed, the total dose of primaquine associated with non–occurrence of relapses was higher than recommended by Brazilian guidelines.