Co-artemether has been used in ambulatory treatment of falciparum malariaBMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7353.1585/a (Published 29 June 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:1585
- Stephen Toovey (firstname.lastname@example.org), medical director,
- Andrew Jamieson, medical director
- Netcare Travel Clinics, South Africa, PO Box 786692, Sandton, 2146, South Africa
EDITOR—D'Acremont et al report a study of the treatment of imported malaria in an ambulatory setting.1 We are the sole providers of care to a large group of non-immune expatriates and semi-immune Mozambicans in Maputo, diagnosing malaria by rapid antigen testing and microscopy. We report here on the treatment of non-immune patients with falciparum malaria.
Given the lack of adequate high level care facilities in Maputo, we have had to devise a treatment …