In Pakistan, Plasmodium vivax contributes to major malaria burden. In this case, a pregnant woman presented with P. vivax infection and which was not cleared by chloroquine, despite adequate treatment. This is probably the first confirmed case of chloroquine-resistant vivax from Pakistan, where severe malaria due to P. vivax is already an emerging problem.
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Waheed,, A. A.,
Ghanchi, N. k.,
Rehman,, K. A.,
Mahmood, S. f.,
Beg, M. A.
(2015). Vivax malaria and chloroquine resistance: a neglected disease as an emerging threat. Malaria journal, 14(4), 146-148.
Available at: https://ecommons.aku.edu/pakistan_fhs_mc_med_med/550