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Chemotherapy of malaria

WHO Scientific Group on the Chemotherapy of Malaria.

Chemotherapy of malaria

report of a WHO Scientific Group, Geneva, 25 April-1 , 1967.

by WHO Scientific Group on the Chemotherapy of Malaria.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malaria.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    SeriesWorld Health Organization. Technical report series,, no. 375, Technical report series (World Health Organization) ;, 375.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA8 .A25 no. 375
    The Physical Object
    Pagination91 p.
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5667397M
    LC Control Number68120342

    In this book, malaria is described in great detail - the earliest written report of this disease. Collection of the University of Hongkong ts 03/ Hawass et al., Journal of the American Medical Association , , ts 02/ Today, malaria is considered a . The discovery and development of the artemisinin derivatives in China, and their evaluation in south-east Asia and other regions have provided a new class of highly effective antimalarials, and have already transformed the chemotherapy of malaria in south-east Asia.

    The 25 years since the first edition of this monograph [see Trop. Dis. Bull., , 52, ] have seen dramatic changes in malaria chemotherapy. The increasing and ever-changing patterns of drug resistance across the world have emphasized the lack of acceptable antimalarials available forcing all concerned to study afresh the pharmacology and potential of existing drugs and to Cited by: ADS Classic is now deprecated. It will be completely retired in October This page will automatically redirect to the new ADS interface at that point.

      A drug created from a malaria protein stopped tumor growth of chemotherapy-resistant bladder cancer, offering hope for cancer patients not responding to standard treatments, report researchers. Abstract. During the last three decades considerable progress has been made in the field of chemotherapy of malaria and several comprehensive books and reviews on this subject, particularly dealing with the use of antimalarial drugs in the control of malaria, have been published [1–7].Cited by:


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Chemotherapy of malaria by WHO Scientific Group on the Chemotherapy of Malaria. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book opens with a review of factors that need to be considered in developing and implementing a policy on the use of drugs in malaria. Current practices in the assessment of symptoms and diagnosis of disease are briefly reviewed in the second chapter, which includes advice on microscopical examination and a discussion of risks associated.

Malaria remains among the top five causes of death among children younger than 5 years, affects about a Chemotherapy of malaria book of a billion people, and causes almostdeaths annually (GBD__Collaborators, ).Malarial transmission occurs in regions of Africa, Latin and South America, Asia, the Middle East, the South Pacific, and the Caribbean (Figure 53–1).

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Tables, and which provide information about appropriate regimens, including adult and pediatric dosages, for the prevention, treatment, and presumptive self-treatment of malaria. Figure which is an algorithm approach to the treatment of malaria + +. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes.

Description: vi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. In Antimalarial Chemotherapy: Mechanisms of Action, Resistance, and New Directions in Drug Discovery, a panel of leading malaria experts drawn from academia, the military, and international health organizations survey the latest scientific understanding of antimalarial chemotherapy, emphasizing the molecular mechanisms of resistance and the Author: Philip J.

Rosenthal. The book concludes with a chapter on malaria chemotherapy, with emphasis on the value of rodent malaria in antimalarial drug screening and the use of antimalarial drugs as biological probes. This book will be of interest to protozoologists and physicians as well as those from other disciplines including biochemistry, immunology, pharmacology.

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Rosenthal divides the book into three sections. First there is a collection of reviews dealing with historical issues relating to malaria therapy and biology, and the impact of drug resistance. Second, there is discussion of the major groups of antimalarial agents in current use, together with mechanisms of action and by: 1.

Editorial Reviews. Reviewer: Kelly J. Henrickson, MD (Medical College of Wisconsin) Description: This book reviews some of our current knowledge on antimalarial chemotherapy and describes new drugs under development and avenues of possible future research.

It relies heavily on laboratory and preclinical studies. Purpose: The purpose is to provide historical perspective on Price: $ Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that affects humans and other animals.

Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever, tiredness, vomiting, and headaches. In severe cases it can cause yellow skin, seizures, coma, or death. Symptoms usually begin ten to fifteen days after being bitten by an infected mosquito.

If not properly treated, people may have Causes: Plasmodium spread by mosquitos. Read "Antimalarial Chemotherapy Mechanisms of Action, Resistance, and New Directions in Drug Discovery" by available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Paperback £ The text first covers the chemotherapy of schistosomiasis. Next, the selection presents the trends in malaria and cancer chemotherapy, along with their pharmacological research.

The text also details the use of cell cultures as tools in pharmacological investigations. The book will be of great interest to pharmacologists and oncologists.

In Antimalarial Chemotherapy: Mechanisms of Action, Resistance, and New Directions in Drug Discovery, a panel of leading malaria experts drawn from academia, the military, and international health organizations survey the latest scientific understanding of antimalarial chemotherapy, emphasizing the molecular mechanisms of resistance and the.

The field trials and research efforts generated by the experience with chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria in that theater are an important part of the present report. Also brought to light is the problem of resistance to the dehydrofolate reductase inhibitors of which pyrimethamine is the prototype.

PDF | On Nov 1,Krettli Antoniana Ursine and others published Antimalarial chemotherapy. Mechanisms of action, resistance, and new directions in drug discovery | Author: Antoniana Ursine Krettli. The success of this book is largely due to the balance struck in representing these two complementary approaches—the probabilistic and the empirical—such that the latter predominates among the authorship.

Not all the chapters will be of relevance to those interested in malaria chemotherapy, but most do contain relevant : Colin Sutherland. Book: Chemotherapy of Malaria. pp pp.

ref figs. Abstract: The drug treatment of malaria malaria Subject Category: Diseases, Disorders, and Symptoms see more details has very profoundly altered even since the earlier days of World War II when quinine quinine Subject Category: Chemicals and Chemical GroupsCited by: Malaria affects about a quarter of a billion people and leads to almostdeaths annually (World Health Organization, ).This disease is caused by infection with single-celled protozoan parasites of the genus Plasmodium.

Five Plasmodium spp. are known to infect humans: P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae, and P. knowlesi. falciparum and P. Chemotherapy of Malaria Chemotherapy of Malaria Justin M. Andrews Textbook of Medicine-Edited by Russell L. Cecil and Robert F. Loeb (9th ed.). Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders (West Washington Square), pp.

Price, $ Four years have elapsed since the eighth edition of this monumental text was published.book’s references are valuable and encompass most of the work published in malaria chemotherapy, in-cluding the recent approaches to novel drugs but hardly cited any work from Brazil, where random-ized clinical trials have been performed (one example Duarte et al.

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