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Volume 15, Number 11—November 2009


Epidemic of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Involving Substandard Antimalarial Drugs, Pakistan, 2003

Toby LeslieComments to Author , Harpakash Kaur, Nasir Mohammed, Kate Kolaczinski, Rosalynn L. Ord, and Mark Rowland
Author affiliations: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK (T. Leslie, H. Kaur, K. Kolaczinski, R.L. Ord, M. Rowland); HealthNet TPO, Kabul, Afghanistan (T. Leslie, N. Mohammed)

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Table 2

Enrollment characteristics of population from in vivo drug resistance survey conducted in Ashgaroo and concurrent drug study in Yakaghund camp, Pakistan, October 2003

Characteristic Ashgaroo Yakaghund
No. (%) patients 169 (79.0) 45 (21.0)
% Male sex 41.8 66.7
Mean age, y (SD) 13.3 (11.9) 19.4 (13.2)
No. (%) lost to folllow-up 18 (10.7) 5 (11.1)

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