Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Burkina Faso: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial.


Konaté, AT; Yaro, JB; Ouédraogo, AZ; Diarra, A; Gansané, A; Soulama, I; Kangoyé, DT; Kaboré, Y; Ouédraogo, E; Ouédraogo, A; Tiono, AB; Ouédraogo, IN; Chandramohan, D; Cousens, S; Milligan, PJ; Sirima, SB; Greenwood, B; Diallo, DA; (2011) Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Burkina Faso: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial. PLoS medicine, 8 (2). e1000408. ISSN 1549-1277 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1000408

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Abstract

Intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in children (IPTc) is a promising new approach to the control of malaria in areas of seasonal malaria transmission but it is not known if IPTc adds to the protection provided by an insecticide-treated net (ITN).

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health > Dept of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Disease Control
Research Centre: Malaria Centre
Centre for Maternal, Reproductive and Child Health (MARCH)
Tropical Epidemiology Group
PubMed ID: 21304925
Web of Science ID: 287657600003
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/1264

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