Treatment and Prevention of Malaria

Antimalarial Drug Chemistry, Action and Use


ISBN: 978-3-0346-0479-6 (Print) 978-3-0346-0480-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Antimalarial Drugs and the Control and Elimination of Malaria

  3. Chapter

    Pages 19-44

    4-Aminoquinolines: Chloroquine, Amodiaquine and Next-Generation Analogues

  4. Chapter

    Pages 45-68

    Cinchona Alkaloids: Quinine and Quinidine

  5. Chapter

    Pages 69-94

    8-Aminoquinolines: Primaquine and Tafenoquine

  6. Chapter

    Pages 95-111

    Other 4-Methanolquinolines, Amyl Alcohols and Phentathrenes: Mefloquine, Lumefantrine and Halofantrine

  7. Chapter

    Pages 113-125

    Antifolates: Pyrimethamine, Proguanil, Sulphadoxine and Dapsone

  8. Chapter

    Pages 127-139

    Naphthoquinones: Atovaquone, and Other Antimalarials Targeting Mitochondrial Functions

  9. Chapter

    Pages 141-156

    Non-Antifolate Antibiotics: Clindamycin, Doxycycline, Azithromycin and Fosmidomycin

  10. Chapter

    Pages 157-190

    Artemisinins: Artemisinin, Dihydroartemisinin, Artemether and Artesunate

  11. Chapter

    Pages 191-211

    Second-Generation Peroxides: The OZs and Artemisone

  12. Chapter

    Pages 213-225

    Combination Therapy in Light of Emerging Artemisinin Resistance

  13. Chapter

    Pages 227-247

    New Medicines to Combat Malaria: An Overview of the Global Pipeline of Therapeutics

  14. Chapter

    Pages 249-280

    Molecular Markers of Plasmodium Resistance to Antimalarials

  15. Chapter

    Pages 281-292

    Prevention of Malaria

  16. Chapter

    Pages 293-307

    Malaria Diagnostics: Lighting the Path

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 309-315