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August 14, 1967

Colchicine-Quinine Therapy for Acute Falciparum Malaria Acquired in Vietnam

Author Affiliations

From the 85th Evacuation Hospital (Dr. Reba), US Army in Vietnam. Dr. Reba is now with Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore. Dr. Sheehy is now with the Department of Medicine, Walter Reed General Hospital, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC.

JAMA. 1967;201(7):553-554. doi:10.1001/jama.1967.03130070073027

Combined colchicine-quinine therapy significantly reduced the recrudescence rate of nonimmune individuals with Plasmodium falciparum infections acquired in the central highlands of Vietnam.