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Agranulocytosis during malaria prophylaxis with Maloprim (pyrimethamine and dapsone).
  1. F. Booth,
  2. L. C. Barker,
  3. C. J. Barton,
  4. R. B. Naik


    A case of agranulocytosis during malaria prophylaxis with Maloprim (pyrimethamine and dapsone) is described. At the recommended dose of one tablet weekly this is apparently a rare occurrence but highlights one of the hazards in a changing climate of malarial prophylaxis in which the use of Maloprim is increasing.

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