Relapse of plasmodium vivax after chloroquine

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    Relapse of plasmodium vivax after chloroquine


    “Presumptive treatment” without the benefit of laboratory confirmation should be reserved for extreme circumstances (strong clinical suspicion or severe disease in a setting where prompt laboratory diagnosis is not available). Once the diagnosis of malaria has been made, appropriate antimalarial treatment must be initiated immediately.

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    Jul 05, 2018 Vivax malaria relapses are predominantly delayed by chloroquine CQ but prevented by primaquine PMQ, according to a study published in Clinical Infectious Diseases. Plasmodium vivax exerts considerable morbidity by causing repeat relapses. For nearly 70 years, CQ has been the standard P vivax treatment, although resistance is increasing. Radical cure in P. vivax infection is, killing of exoerythrocytic stage of parasites known as hypnozoites, which are responsible for relapse of malaria. If only chloroquine or other agents for clinical cure is used, it will have no effects on hypnozoites and lead to recurrence of malaria again, later on, without new infection by mosquito bite. To prevent relapse of P. vivax malaria, radical cure agent most popular is primaquine is used. Relapse, reinfection and recrudescence can all cause recurrent infection after treatment of Plasmodium vivax malaria in endemic areas, but are difficult to distinguish.

    The clinical status of the patient: Patients diagnosed with malaria are generally categorized as having either uncomplicated or severe malaria. Treatment should be guided by three main factors: infections, the urgent initiation of appropriate therapy is especially critical.

    Relapse of plasmodium vivax after chloroquine

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  6. Jun 22, 2012 A relapse was defined as a subsequent infection with no return travel to a malaria endemic country in the interval between first and subsequent episode, or P. vivax infection after receiving primaquine therapy as presumptive anti-relapse therapy PART, otherwise known as terminal prophylaxis.

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    To the Editor Standard treatment of patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria includes chloroquine, followed by primaquine terminal prophylaxis. Reports of true primaquine failure and subsequent P. vivax relapse are unusual; most suspected cases can be ascribed to poor patient adherence, recrudescence of a chloroquine-resistant strain, or P. vivax reinfection. Table 11. Relapse rates in Plasmodium vivax observed in different studies at NIMR No.* Groups Chloroquine PQ** Follow-up Relapse rate % Study site Sinha et al 1989 725 1 900 mg Yes 395 days 6.9 I relapse Hardwar over 2 days 1.1 II relapse Uttarakhand 0.27 III relapse 0.14 IV relapse Jan 20, 2019 P. vivax also has the ability to lie dormant in the liver from where it periodically reactivates to cause relapses of P. vivax malaria. Hence, a single P. vivax infection can give rise to multiple episodes of malaria. The dormant liver forms of the parasite cannot be treated with most antimalarial treatments active against the blood-stage parasite.

     
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