THOMAS W. SHEEHY; RICHARD C. REBA
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Since Moore And Lanier's (1) report of two patients with chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum infections acquired in the Magdalena Valley of Columbia in 1961, a fear has existed among malariologists that large-scale outbreaks of resistant malignant tertian malaria might develop. This fear was increased considerably by the discovery of strains of chloroquine-resistant P. falciparum in four countries of Southeast Asia between 1961 and 1963, and it was realized in the autumn of 1965 when the U. S. Army began extensive field operations in Southeast Asia. Shortly after combat units began probing the remote forested areas of the Ia-Drang and Vinh-Thanh Valleys
SHEEHY TW, REBA RC. Treatment of Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum Infections in Vietnam. Ann Intern Med. ;66:616–622. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-3-616
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(3):616-622.
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