Intramuscular Artesunate for Severe Malaria in African Children: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial.

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Kremsner, Peter G.; Adegnika, Akim A.; Hounkpatin, Aurore B.; Zinsou, Jeannot F.; Taylor, Terrie E.; Chimalizeni, Yamikani; Liomba, Alice; Kombila, Maryvonne; Bouyou-Akotet, Marielle K.; Mawili Mboumba, Denise P.; Agbenyega, Tsiri; Ansong, Daniel; Sylverken, Justice; Ogutu, Bernhards R.; Otieno, Godfrey A.; Wangwe, Anne; Bojang, Kalifa A.; Okomo, Uduak; Sanya-Isijola, Frank; Newton, Charles R.; Njuguna, Patricia; Kazungu, Michael; Kerb, Reinhold; Geditz, Mirjam; Schwab, Matthias; Velavan, Thirumalaisamy P.; Nguetse, Christian; Köhler, Carsten; Issifou, Saadou; Bolte, Stefanie; ... view all 33 authors
(2016)

Editors' Summary Background Globally, about 200 million cases of malaria—a mosquito-borne parasitic disease—occur every year. Malaria infections, which can be caused by several parasites, can be “uncomplicated” or “severe.” Prompt treatment of uncomplicated malaria, whi... View more
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