research data . Dataset . 2016

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  • Published: 19 Jan 2016
Abstract
<div><p>Recent studies have shown that <em>Plasmodium falciparum</em> malaria parasites in Pailin province, along the border between Thailand and Cambodia, have become resistant to artemisinin derivatives. To better define the epidemiology of <em>P. falciparum</em> populations and to assess the risk of the possible spread of these parasites outside Pailin, a new epidemiological tool named “Focused Screening and Treatment” (FSAT), based on active molecular detection of asymptomatic parasite carriers was introduced in 2010. Cross-sectional malariometric surveys using PCR were carried out in 20 out of 109 villages in Pailin province. Individuals detected as <em>P. ...
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Medical Subject Headings: parasitic diseases
free text keywords: Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, focused, pcr-based, malaria, parasite, carriers, resistant, cambodia
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