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New mutations in malaria parasite encourage resistance against key preventive drug

Researchers report that new mutations in pfgch1 gene in Plasmodium falciparum, which enhance resistance to a drug (sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine) used to prevent malaria in pregnant women & children, are already common in countries fighting malaria.


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https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-12-mutations-malaria-parasite-resistance-key.html

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