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Research Article

Malaria Burden and Artemisinin Resistance in the Mobile and Migrant Population on the Thai–Myanmar Border, 1999–2011: An Observational Study

  • Verena I. Carrara,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Khin Maung Lwin,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Aung Pyae Phyo,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Elizabeth Ashley,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Jacher Wiladphaingern,

    Affiliation: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand

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  • Kanlaya Sriprawat,

    Affiliation: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand

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  • Marcus Rijken,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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  • Machteld Boel,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Rose McGready,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Stephane Proux,

    Affiliation: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand

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  • Cindy Chu,

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Pratap Singhasivanon,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Nicholas White,

    Affiliations: Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • François Nosten mail

    francois@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand, Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand, Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 05, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001398

About the Authors

Verena I. Carrara, Khin Maung Lwin, Aung Pyae Phyo, Elizabeth Ashley, Jacher Wiladphaingern, Kanlaya Sriprawat, Marcus Rijken, Machteld Boel, Rose McGready, Stephane Proux, Cindy Chu, François Nosten
Shoklo Malaria Research Unit, Mae Sot, Thailand
Verena I. Carrara, Khin Maung Lwin, Aung Pyae Phyo, Elizabeth Ashley, Rose McGready, Cindy Chu, Nicholas White, François Nosten
Mahidol Oxford University Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand
Elizabeth Ashley, Rose McGready, Cindy Chu, Nicholas White, François Nosten
Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Marcus Rijken
Department of Obstetrics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Machteld Boel
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pratap Singhasivanon
Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Corresponding Author

Email: francois@tropmedres.ac

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Contributed to the clinical work and the data collection: VIC KML APP EA MR MB RMG CC FN. Responsible for the laboratory work and the QC: SP KS. Managed the data: JW. Performed the analysis: VIC FN. Supervised the program and revised the manuscript: PS NW. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: VIC EA FN. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: VIC KM AP EA JW KS MR MB RM SP CC PS NW FN. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: VIC KM AP EA JW KS MR MB RM SP CC PS NW FN. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: VIC KM AP EA JW KS MR MB RM SP CC PS NW FN.