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Antibiotics in malaria therapy: which antibiotics except tetracyclines and macrolides may be used against malaria?

Overview of attention for article published in Malaria Journal, November 2016
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Title
Antibiotics in malaria therapy: which antibiotics except tetracyclines and macrolides may be used against malaria?
Published in
Malaria Journal, November 2016
DOI 10.1186/s12936-016-1613-y
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Authors

Tiphaine Gaillard, Marylin Madamet, Francis Foguim Tsombeng, Jérôme Dormoi, Bruno Pradines

Abstract

Malaria, a parasite vector-borne disease, is one of the most significant health threats in tropical regions, despite the availability of individual chemoprophylaxis. Malaria chemoprophylaxis and chemotherapy remain a major area of research, and new drug molecules are constantly being developed before drug-resistant parasites strains emerge. The use of anti-malarial drugs is challenged by contra-indications, the level of resistance of Plasmodium falciparum in endemic areas, clinical tolerance and financial cost. New therapeutic approaches are currently needed to fight against this disease. Some antibiotics that have shown potential effects on malaria parasite have been recently studied in vitro or in vivo intensively. Two families, tetracyclines and macrolides and their derivatives have been particularly studied in recent years. However, other less well-known have been tested or are being used for malaria treatment. Some of these belong to older families, such as quinolones, co-trimoxazole or fusidic acid, while others are new drug molecules such as tigecycline. These emerging antibiotics could be used to prevent malaria in the future. In this review, the authors overview the use of antibiotics for malaria treatment.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 145 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 24 17%
Student > Ph. D. Student 22 15%
Researcher 17 12%
Student > Postgraduate 14 10%
Student > Bachelor 12 8%
Other 22 15%
Unknown 34 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Chemistry 26 18%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 22 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 18 12%
Immunology and Microbiology 10 7%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 9 6%
Other 17 12%
Unknown 43 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 55. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 February 2022.
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#602,583
of 21,754,345 outputs
Outputs from Malaria Journal
#65
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Outputs of similar age
#16,236
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Outputs of similar age from Malaria Journal
#7
of 562 outputs
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