Artemisinins: Activities and actions

Richard K. Haynes, Sanjeev Krishna

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Multidrug-resistant malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum has severely limited treatment options over recent years. Artemisinins are still effective for treating uncomplicated as well as severe malaria, because resistance is not yet clinically apparent. This article reviews some clinically useful properties of artemisinins and how they might work.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1339-1346
Number of pages8
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Issue number14
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2004


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