Multidrug- resistant genotypes of plasmodium falciparum, Myanmar

Zhaoqing Yang, Chaoqun Li, Miao Miao, Zaixing Zhang, Xiaodong Sun, Hao Meng, Jie Li, Qi Fan, Liwang Cui

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Abstract

We performed a molecular epidemiologic survey of mutations associated with drug-resistance genes in Plasmodium falciparum in northeastern Myanmar. In this region, 3 highly mutated drug-resistance haplotypes and 1 associated with decreased quinine susceptibility were prevalent, which suggests that parasites may be resistant to multiple commonly used antimalarial drugs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)498-501
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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