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Table 3 List of samples used to evaluate reliability of three technologies

From: Assessment of the effectiveness of the CD3+ tool to detect counterfeit and substandard anti-malarials

Sample type Sample name Strength (mg) # of lots
Authentic Coartem tablets 20/120 1
Coartem Dispersible tablets 20/120 2
Winthrop Artesunate-Amodiaquine tablets 50/135 2
Winthrop Artesunate-Amodiaquine tablets 100/270 1
Counterfeita Coartem tablets 20/120 3
Stressedb Coartem Dispersible tablets 20/120 1
Winthrop Artesunate-Amodiaquine tablets 50/135 1
Total 11
  1. aThese samples were obtained from the Ghana FDA and had previously been tested and confirmed to be counterfeit
  2. bSamples stressed at 40 °C/75 % RH for 4 weeks. HPLC analysis showed there were no significant changes in the content of the active ingredients of the stressed samples