Three new drug - resistant malaria strains in Cambodia

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In a paper on artemisinin resistance in Plasmodium falciparum by Olivo Motto and other MORU colleagues published 28 April 2013 in Nature Genetics, the authors discovered three distinct sub-populations of drug-resistant malaria parasites using new genome sequencing techniques.

The paper, Multiple populations of artemisinin-resistant Plamodium falciparum in Cambodia, received wide international and regional media coverage.

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