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Table 2 Visual & physical and QC Tests Results - Guyana

From: Quality of anti-malarials collected in the private and informal sectors in Guyana and Suriname

Medicine No. of Medicines Analyzed No. of Visual & Physical Inspection Failures QC Test Failed No. of QC Test Failures1 Overall Failures (%)2
Identification Content Dissolution Disintegration Impurity UDU/WV
Artemos-Plus 1 0 0 0 - - 1 0 1 1 (100)
Co-Arinate 19 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 (0)
Artemos-40 1 0 0 1 - 0 - 1 1 1 (100)
Artecom 26 26 0 3 - 0 - 1 3 26 (100)
Amodiaquine 5 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 (0)
Artesunate 3 1 0 2 2 - 2 1 2 3(100)
Chloroquine 4 1 0 2 2 - - 2 2 3 (75)
Halofantrine 2 0 0 0 - - - 0 0 0 (0)
Mefloquine 7 0 1 0 4 - 0 0 5 5 (71)
Primaquine 4 1 0 2 - - - 0 2 3 (75)
Quinine 5 1 1 0 1 - 0 0 2 3 (60)
Total 77 30 (39%) 2 10 9 0 3 5 18 (23%) 45 (58)
  1. 1 Some medicines failed more than one QC test.
  2. 2Medicines failing visual & physical inspection or QC test. A medicine failing both was considered as a single failure.
  3. A dash “-“ indicates the test was not performed.