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Table 1 Treatment guidelines for Plasmodium vivax in study sites

From: Barriers to routine G6PD testing prior to treatment with primaquine

  Schizontocidal treatment Hypnozoidal treatment G6PD test recommended before PQ treatment
Bangladesh [21] CQ PQ 14 days (0.25 mg/kg/day) No
China [11] CQ PQ 8 days (0.75 mg/kg/day) No
Cambodia [17] DHA–PPQ PQ 14 days (0.25 mg/kg/day) Yes
Malaysia [18] CQ PQ 14 days (0.5 mg/kg/day) Yes