Chloroquine resistance and malaria

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  1. Rchernovol Well-Known Member

    Chloroquine resistance and malaria


    Rare locally transmitted cases in the city of Santo Domingo (Distrito Nacional) and other provinces. Factors that affect local malaria transmission patterns can change rapidly and from year to year, such as local weather conditions, mosquito vector density, and prevalence of infection.

    Drugs administered with chloroquine Hydroxychloroquine blind

    Chloroquine used to be taken daily in many of the tropical Britain colonies suffering from malaria. chloroquine in the form of quinine is where the gin and tonic drink came from. Quinine mixed with carbonated water was drunk as a prophylactic. The quinine tasted so terrible it had to be cut with something to make it tolerable - gin! In P. falciparum the cause of the most lethal human malaria, chloroquine resistance is linked to multiple mutations in PfCRT, a protein that likely functions as a transporter in the parasite’s digestive vacuole membrane. Rapid diagnostic assays for PfCRT mutations are already employed as surveillance tools for drug resistance. Sep 15, 2001 In P. falciparum the cause of the most lethal human malaria, chloroquine resistance is linked to multiple mutations in PfCRT, a protein that likely functions as a transporter in the parasite’s digestive vacuole membrane. Rapid diagnostic assays for PfCRT mutations are already employed as surveillance tools for drug resistance.

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    Chloroquine resistance and malaria

    Chloroquine resistance is associated to multi-copy pvcrt - Malaria Journal, Chloroquine-Resistant Malaria The Journal of Infectious Diseases.

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  4. Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium vivax. The analysis used to look for loci associated with chloroquine resistance was a linkage group selection scan of recombinent progeny pre- and post-chloroquine therapy. Allele frequencies of SNPs between parental cross lines are shown in black and red.

    • MALARIA RESEARCH Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Ecology Lab.
    • Chloroquine-Resistant Malaria The Journal of Infectious..
    • Chloroquine Resistant Malaria –.

    This deficiency explains the reduced ability of chloroquine-resistant parasites to concentrate chloroquine, and it suggests that chloroquine resistance is due to a decrease in the number, affinity, or accessibility of chloroquine receptor sites on a constituent of the malaria parasite. Chloroquine is used extensively in malaria endemic areas in Africa to treat the uncomplicated form of Plasmodium falciparum malaria. However, the efficiency of chloroquine has been severely impacted by the recent development of chloroquine resistant plasmodium falciparum parasites. The clinical usefulness of chloroquine, and in some recent cases of quinine as well, has been much reduced by the evolution and spread of chloroquine resistant malaria parasites. The mechanism of resistance involves a reduced accumulation of the drug, although again the mechanism involved is controversial.

     
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  8. siterX Well-Known Member

    The Risk of Toxic Retinopathy in Patients on Long-term. Our results show that the prevalence of hydroxychloroquine retinopathy is much higher than previously recognized and depends on risk factors such as daily dose, duration of use, and kidney disease. The results also suggest the need to revise the way that dosage is calculated to minimize risk.

    The risk of toxic retinopathy in patients on long-term.