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Volume 5, Number 2—April 1999

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Malaria Reemergence in the Peruvian Amazon Region

Javier Aramburú Guarda*, César Ramal Asayag*, and Richard Witzig†
Author affiliations: *Loreto Department of Public Health, Iquitos, Peru;; †Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Figure 7

Initial Plasmodium falciparum malaria treatment schemes in Loreto by district. Treatment efficiency* (cases cured/cohort number x 100) and efficacy** (cases cured/[cases cured + resistant cases] x 100) shown for each treatment scheme region. Treatment schemes: Primary-chloroquine; secondary-pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine; tertiary-quinine.

Figure 7. Initial Plasmodium falciparum malaria treatment schemes in Loreto by district. Treatment efficiency* (cases cured/cohort number x 100) and efficacy** (cases cured/[cases cured + resistant cases] x 100) shown for each treatment scheme region. Treatment schemes: Primary-chloroquine; secondary-pyrimethamine-sulfadoxine; tertiary-quinine.

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