Spread of Artemisinin Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

This spread has emerged in Southeast Asia and poses a threat to the control and elimination of malaria

Abstract

Artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum has emerged in Southeast Asia and now poses a threat to the control and elimination of malaria. Mapping the geographic extent of resistance is essential for planning containment and elimination strategies.

Citation

Ashley, E.A.; et al. Spread of Artemisinin Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria. New England Journal of Medicine (2014) 371 (5) 411-423. [DOI: 10.1056/NEJMoa1314981]

Spread of Artemisinin Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

Published 1 January 2014