March 2016

Mayeta Clark 2015

Genomic epidemiology of artemisinin resistant malaria

March 4, 2016

This study investigated the global prevalence and spread of Kelch13 mutants responsible for artemisinin resistance. The study found that whilst mutants were abundant in South East Asia, there was a very low prevalence in other parts of the world, and importantly, that resistant parasites have not yet spread to Africa.

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