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Table 3 Treatment response according to antimalarial treatment; Antioquia (Colombia), 2000–2004 (1)

From: Therapeutic efficacy test in malaria falciparum in Antioquia, Colombia

Response (2) CQ AQ MQ SP CQ-SP AQ-SP MQ-SP AS-SP Total
Early Failure 8 2 1 12 1 1 0 1 26
% 47.1 6.1 1.1 15.2 1.6 1.1 0.0 1.7 5.3
Late Failure 6 8 3 7 10 1 0 1 36
% 35.3 24.2 3.3 8.9 15.6 1.1 0.0 1.7 7.4
Total Failure 14 10 4 19 11 2 0 2 62
% 82.4 30.3 4.4 24.1 17.2 2.2 0.0 3.4 12.7
Adequate 3 23 88 60 53 88 55 55 425
% 17.6 69.7 95.6 75.9 82.8 97.8 100.0 96.6 87.3
Total 17 33 92 79 64 90 55 57 487
% 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. (1) The eight schemes were assessed in a sequential way, between 2000 and 2004.
  2. (2) Failures %: Total failures (early failures + late failures)/patients with measured antimalarial treatment response; it means, non counting the lost patients.