Chloroquine resistant areas

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  1. Lil New Member

    Chloroquine resistant areas


    The cause of the most lethal human malaria, chloroquine resistance is linked to multiple mutations in Pf CRT, a protein that likely functions as a transporter in the parasite’s digestive vacuole membrane. Rapid diagnostic assays for Pf CRT mutations are already employed as surveillance tools for drug resistance.

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    Chloroquine is the drug of choice for travel to areas where chloroquine resistance has not been described. Chloroquine is active against the erythrocytic forms Fig. 6.3 of sensitive strains of all species of malaria, and it is also gametocidal against P. vivax, P. malariae, and P. ovale. For the map of P. vivax studies, the percentage of patients with confirmed resistance, as determined by the presence of adequate drug blood levels, is provided where available. Therapeutic efficacy of antimalarial treatment against P. falciparum. Therapeutic efficacy of antimalarial treatment against P. vivax. Recombinant clones expressing pfcrt alleles from the chloroquine-resistant lines Dd2, K76I, and 7G8 all had 50% inhibitory concentration IC 50 values in the range of 100 to 150 nM. These IC 50 values were typically 70 to 90% of those observed with the nontransformed chloroquine-resistant lines.

    These studies suggest chloroquine resistance arose in ⩾4 distinct geographic foci and substantiate an important role of immunity in the outcomes of resistant infections after chloroquine treatment. Investigation of the resistance mechanisms and of the role of immunity in therapeutic outcomes will support new approaches to drugs that can take the place of chloroquine or augment its efficiency Early in the 20th century, intense demands for an effective quinine substitute launched the discovery and evaluation of a series of organic compounds (beginning with methylene blue), which led to pamaquine and quinacrine after World War I and ultimately produced chloroquine in 1934 [1, 2]. Here, we review recent field studies that support the central role of Pf CRT mutations in chloroquine resistance.

    Chloroquine resistant areas

    Epidemiology of drug-resistant malaria - The Lancet Infectious Diseases, WHO Antimalarial drug efficacy maps

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  3. Chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum first developed independently in three to four areas in Southeast Asia, Oceania, and South America in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Since then, chloroquine resistance has spread to nearly all areas of the world where falciparum malaria is transmitted.

    • Drug Resistance in the Malaria-Endemic World - CDC.
    • Chloroquine Resistance in Plasmodium falciparum Malaria Parasites..
    • Malaria - Chapter 4 - 2020 Yellow Book Travelers' Health CDC.

    Now, chloroquine resistant forms of P. vivax are found in multiple locations in south-east Asia, such as Myanmar and India, as well as from Guyana in South America. Nowadays, other drugs, and notably ones containing artemisinin-based compounds, are preferentially used to treat uncomplicated malaria and especially in areas where chloroquine resistance is known to occur. Chloroquine is used for the prophylaxis of malaria in areas of the world where the risk of chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria is still low. It is also used with proguanil when chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria is present. However, this combination may not be ideal. Group antimalarial agent. Tablet 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg base as phosphate or sulfate Syrup 50 mg base as phosphate or sulfate in 5 ml. Injection 50 mg, 100 mg base as phosphate or sulfate per ml in 2-ml ampoule chloroquine base 150 mg is equivalent to chloroquine sulfate 200 mg or Chloroquine phosphate 250 mg

     
  4. SMSM Guest

    Interferes with digestive vacuole function within sensitive malarial parasites by increasing the p H and interfering with lysosomal degradation of hemoglobin; inhibits locomotion of neutrophils and chemotaxis of eosinophils; impairs complement-dependent antigen-antibody reactions Incomplete and variable (~70% [range: 25 to 100%]) (Tett 1993) Hepatic; metabolites include bidesethylchloroquine, desethylhydroxychloroquine, and desethylchloroquine (Mc Chesney 1966) Urine (15% to 25% [Tett 1993]; as metabolites and unchanged drug [up to 60%, Mc Chesney 1966]); may be enhanced by urinary acidification Rheumatic disease: May require several weeks to respond ~40 days (Tett 1993) ~40%, primarily albumin (Tett 1993) Lupus erythematosus: Treatment of chronic discoid erythematosus and systemic lupus erythematosus in adults. Management of Patients with Confirmed 2019-nCoV CDC Real-World Clinical Effectiveness and Tolerability of. A favorable effect of hydroxychloroquine on glucose and lipid.
     
  5. sangel Guest

    A 45-year-old black female presented with no ocular or visual complaints. However, her medical history was significant for a recent diagnosis of lupus. A Case of Severe Hydroxychloroquine-Induced Retinal. Revised Recommendations on Screening for Chloroquine and. The Royal College of Ophthalmologists recommendations on.
     
  6. alexf15 User

    Long-Term Side Effects of Plaquenil for Rheumatoid. Plaquenil is the brand name of hydroxychloroquine, a drug used to prevent or treat malaria 2. Plaquenil is also used for long-term treatment of autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis RA and systemic lupus erythmatosis. According to the Mayo Clinic, it can take up to six months' constant use before an effect is seen in RA 1.

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