Chloroquine-resistant Plasmodium falciparum in Sokoto, North Western Nigeria .


K. Abdullahi1 , S. Muhammad1*, S. B. Manga1 and I. M. Tunau2

Three patients, 30, 2 and one and a half years, were diagnosed as having falciparum malaria and were placed on chloroquine therapy which failed. They were then placed on quinine therapy that then cleared the parasitaemia. This case report seeks to draw the attention of the presence of possible chloroquine-resistant falciparum malaria in Sokoto, North Western Nigeria.

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