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Table 4 Therapeutic responses of patients to dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine, Shan Special Region II, Myanmar (n = 35)

From: Investigation and control of a Plasmodium falciparum malaria outbreak in Shan Special Region II of Myanmar along the China-Myanmar Border from June to December 2014

Indicator Value
Fever clearance time (hr), Mean (± SD) 36.4 (8.9)
50 % asexual parasite clearance time (hr), Mean (± SD) 25.2 (7.8)
Asexual Parasite clearance time (hr), Mean (± SD) 53.3 (11.3)
Early treatment failure, number (%, 95 % CI) 0 (0,0–6.7)
Late clinical failure, number (%, 95 % CI) 1 (2.9, 0.07–14.9)
Late parasitological failure, number (%, 95 % CI) 1 (2.9, 0.07–14.9)
Adequate clinical and parasitological response, number (%, 95 % CI) 33 (94.3, 79.0–98.5)