Falciparum malaria molecular drug resistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo: a systematic review.

Last updated on 21-1-2021 by Dieudonné Mvumbi

Peer reviewed scientific article




BACKGROUND: Malaria cases were estimated to 207 million in 2013. One of the problems of malaria control is the emergence and spread of Plasmodium falciparum strains that become resistant to almost all drugs available. Monitoring drug resistance is essential for early detection and subsequent prevention of the spread of drug resistance by timely changes of treatment policy. This review was performed to gather all data available on P. falciparum molecular resistance in DR Congo, as baseline for future assessments. METHODS: The search for this review was undertaken using the electronic data…

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