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Intervention Protocol

Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated malaria

  1. David Sinclair1,*,
  2. Babalwa Zani2,
  3. Hasifa Bukirwa3,
  4. Sarah Donegan1,
  5. Piero Olliaro4,
  6. Paul Garner1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group

Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

Assessed as up-to-date: 28 JUL 2008

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007483

How to Cite

Sinclair D, Zani B, Bukirwa H, Donegan S, Olliaro P, Garner P. Artemisinin-based combination therapy for treating uncomplicated malaria (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2008, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD007483. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007483.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, International Health Group, Liverpool, UK

  2. 2

    Medical Research Council, Durban, South Africa

  3. 3

    Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda

  4. 4

    World Health Organization, Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), Geneva, Switzerland

*David Sinclair, International Health Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK. davesinkers@yahoo.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: Unchanged
  2. Published Online: 8 OCT 2008

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Abstract

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To compare the effects of ACTs with other available ACT and non-ACT antimalarial combinations for treating uncomplicated P. falciparum malaria.

A secondary objective is to explore the effects of the combinations on P. vivax infection.