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Intermittent Preventive Treatment of Malaria Provides Substantial Protection against Malaria in Children Already Protected by an Insecticide-Treated Bednet in Mali: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

  • Alassane Dicko mail,

    adicko@icermali.org

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Abdoulbaki I. Diallo,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Intimbeye Tembine,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Yahia Dicko,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Niawanlou Dara,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Youssoufa Sidibe,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Gaoussou Santara,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Halimatou Diawara,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Toumani Conaré,

    Affiliation: Centre de Santé de Référence de Kati, Kati, Mali

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  • Abdoulaye Djimde,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Daniel Chandramohan,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Simon Cousens,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Paul J. Milligan,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Diadier A. Diallo,

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Ogobara K. Doumbo,

    Affiliation: Malaria Research and Training Centre, Faculty of Medicine Pharmacy and Dentistry, University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

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  • Brian Greenwood

    Affiliation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 01, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000407

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