Methods and techniques for clinical trials on antimalarial drug efficacy: Genotyping to identify parasite populations


WHO, Malaria for Medicines Venture

Publication details

Number of pages: 54
Publication date: 2008
Languages: English
ISBN: 978 92 4 159630 5



This publication provides an overview of the discussions during an Informal consultation organized by the Medicines for Malaria Venture and cosponsored by WHO on 29-31 May 2007, and of the agreed recommendations, structured around six topics: (i) sampling scheme, (ii) methods of blood sampling and sample storage, (iii) genotyping strategy, (iv) analyses and outcome classification, (v) quality control and (vi) genotyping of P. vivax.

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