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Yvonne Yau

TitleMicrobiologist
InstitutionThe Hospital for Sick Children
DepartmentPaediatric Laboratory Medicine (PLM)
Address555 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1X8
Phone416-813-1500
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    1. Layeghifard M, Li H, Wang PW, Donaldson SL, Coburn B, Clark ST, Caballero JD, Zhang Y, Tullis DE, Yau YCW, Waters V, Hwang DM, Guttman DS. Microbiome networks and change-point analysis reveal key community changes associated with cystic fibrosis pulmonary exacerbations. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2019; 5:4. PMID: 30675371.
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    2. Clark ST, Sinha U, Zhang Y, Wang PW, Donaldson SL, Coburn B, Waters VJ, Yau YCW, Tullis DE, Guttman DS, Hwang DM. Penicillin-binding protein 3 is a common adaptive target among Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from adult cystic fibrosis patients treated with ß-lactams. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2019 May; 53(5):620-628. PMID: 30664925.
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    3. Wong W, Rawahi HA, Patel S, Yau Y, Eshaghi A, Zittermann S, Tattum L, Morris SK. The first Canadian pediatric case of extensively drug-resistant Salmonella Typhi originating from an outbreak in Pakistan and its implication for empiric antimicrobial choices. IDCases. 2019; 15:e00492. PMID: 30815359.
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    4. Diaz Caballero J, Clark ST, Wang PW, Donaldson SL, Coburn B, Tullis DE, Yau YCW, Waters VJ, Hwang DM, Guttman DS. A genome-wide association analysis reveals a potential role for recombination in the evolution of antimicrobial resistance in Burkholderia multivorans. PLoS Pathog. 2018 12; 14(12):e1007453. PMID: 30532201.
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    5. Beaudoin T, Stone TA, Glibowicka M, Adams C, Yau Y, Ahmadi S, Bear CE, Grasemann H, Waters V, Deber CM. Activity of a novel antimicrobial peptide against Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 03; 8(1):14728. PMID: 30283025.
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    6. Ho SSC, Nashid N, Waters VJ, LiPuma JJ, Zlosnik JEA, Otley A, Somers GR, Kamath BM, Yau YCW. Burkholderia multivorans septicemia in a pediatric liver transplant patient. Am J Transplant. 2019 Mar; 19(3):933-938. PMID: 30091842.
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    7. Middleton MA, Layeghifard M, Klingel M, Stanojevic S, Yau YCW, Zlosnik JEA, Coriati A, Ratjen FA, Tullis ED, Stephenson A, Wilcox P, Freitag A, Chilvers M, McKinney M, Lavoie A, Wang PW, Guttman DS, Waters VJ. Epidemiology of Clonal Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection in a Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Population. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Jul; 15(7):827-836. PMID: 29911888.
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    8. Downie ML, Alghounaim M, Davidge KM, Yau Y, Walsh TJ, Pope E, Somers GR, Waters V, Robinson LA. Isolated cutaneous mucormycosis in a pediatric renal transplant recipient. Pediatr Transplant. 2018 06; 22(4):e13172. PMID: 29569805.
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    9. Blanchard AC, Rooney AM, Yau Y, Zhang Y, Stapleton PJ, Horton E, Klingel M, Stanojevic S, Ratjen F, Coburn B, Waters V. Early detection using qPCR of Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection in children with cystic fibrosis undergoing eradication treatment. J Cyst Fibros. 2018 Nov; 17(6):723-728. PMID: 29525410.
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    10. Beaudoin T, Yau YCW, Stapleton PJ, Gong Y, Wang PW, Guttman DS, Waters V. Staphylococcus aureus interaction with Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm enhances tobramycin resistance. NPJ Biofilms Microbiomes. 2017; 3:25. PMID: 29062489.
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    11. Singh M, Yau YCW, Wang S, Waters V, Kumar A. MexXY efflux pump overexpression and aminoglycoside resistance in cystic fibrosis isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from chronic infections. Can J Microbiol. 2017 Dec; 63(12):929-938. PMID: 28922614.
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    12. Cox SML, Yau Y, Larcher K, Durand F, Kolivakis T, Delaney JS, Dagher A, Benkelfat C, Leyton M. Cocaine Cue-Induced Dopamine Release in Recreational Cocaine Users. Sci Rep. 2017 04 26; 7:46665. PMID: 28443614.
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    13. Barton M, Shen A, O'Brien K, Robinson JL, Davies HD, Simpson K, Asztalos E, Langley J, Le Saux N, Sauve R, Synnes A, Tan B, de Repentigny L, Rubin E, Hui C, Kovacs L, Yau YC, Richardson SE. Early-Onset Invasive Candidiasis in Extremely Low Birth Weight Infants: Perinatal Acquisition Predicts Poor Outcome. Clin Infect Dis. 2017 Apr 01; 64(7):921-927. PMID: 28077516.
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    14. Waters V, Yau Y, Beaudoin T, Wettlaufer J, Tom SK, McDonald N, Rizvi L, Klingel M, Ratjen F, Tullis E. Pilot trial of tobramycin inhalation powder in cystic fibrosis patients with chronic Burkholderia cepacia complex infection. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Jul; 16(4):492-495. PMID: 28262569.
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    15. Chuong KH, Hwang DM, Tullis DE, Waters VJ, Yau YC, Guttman DS, O'Doherty KC. Navigating social and ethical challenges of biobanking for human microbiome research. BMC Med Ethics. 2017 01 11; 18(1):1. PMID: 28077127.
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    16. Beaudoin T, Kennedy S, Yau Y, Waters V. Visualizing the Effects of Sputum on Biofilm Development Using a Chambered Coverglass Model. J Vis Exp. 2016 12 14; (118). PMID: 28060284.
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    17. Wettlaufer J, Klingel M, Yau Y, Stanojevic S, Tullis E, Ratjen F, Waters V. Longitudinal study of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia antibody levels and outcomes in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 01; 16(1):58-63. PMID: 27346471.
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    18. Vidya P, Smith L, Beaudoin T, Yau YC, Clark S, Coburn B, Guttman DS, Hwang DM, Waters V. Chronic infection phenotypes of Pseudomonas aeruginosa are associated with failure of eradication in children with cystic fibrosis. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2016 Jan; 35(1):67-74. PMID: 26492874.
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    19. Ratjen F, Waters V, Klingel M, McDonald N, Dell S, Leahy TR, Yau Y, Grasemann H. Changes in airway inflammation during pulmonary exacerbations in patients with cystic fibrosis and primary ciliary dyskinesia. Eur Respir J. 2016 Mar; 47(3):829-36. PMID: 26585432.
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    20. Tom SK, Yau YC, Beaudoin T, LiPuma JJ, Waters V. Effect of High-Dose Antimicrobials on Biofilm Growth of Achromobacter Species Isolated from Cystic Fibrosis Patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 01; 60(1):650-2. PMID: 26525791.
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    21. Kennedy S, Beaudoin T, Yau YC, Caraher E, Zlosnik JE, Speert DP, LiPuma JJ, Tullis E, Waters V. Activity of Tobramycin against Cystic Fibrosis Isolates of Burkholderia cepacia Complex Grown as Biofilms. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 01; 60(1):348-55. PMID: 26503664.
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    22. Diaz Caballero J, Clark ST, Coburn B, Zhang Y, Wang PW, Donaldson SL, Tullis DE, Yau YC, Waters VJ, Hwang DM, Guttman DS. Selective Sweeps and Parallel Pathoadaptation Drive Pseudomonas aeruginosa Evolution in the Cystic Fibrosis Lung. MBio. 2015 Sep 01; 6(5):e00981-15. PMID: 26330513.
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    23. Clark ST, Diaz Caballero J, Cheang M, Coburn B, Wang PW, Donaldson SL, Zhang Y, Liu M, Keshavjee S, Yau YC, Waters VJ, Elizabeth Tullis D, Guttman DS, Hwang DM. Phenotypic diversity within a Pseudomonas aeruginosa population infecting an adult with cystic fibrosis. Sci Rep. 2015 Jun 05; 5:10932. PMID: 26047320.
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    24. Coburn B, Wang PW, Diaz Caballero J, Clark ST, Brahma V, Donaldson S, Zhang Y, Surendra A, Gong Y, Elizabeth Tullis D, Yau YC, Waters VJ, Hwang DM, Guttman DS. Lung microbiota across age and disease stage in cystic fibrosis. Sci Rep. 2015 May 14; 5:10241. PMID: 25974282.
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    25. Waters VJ, Stanojevic S, Sonneveld N, Klingel M, Grasemann H, Yau YC, Tullis E, Wilcox P, Freitag A, Chilvers M, Ratjen FA. Factors associated with response to treatment of pulmonary exacerbations in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2015 Nov; 14(6):755-62. PMID: 25690407.
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    26. Yau YC, Ratjen F, Tullis E, Wilcox P, Freitag A, Chilvers M, Grasemann H, Zlosnik J, Speert D, Corey M, Stanojevic S, Matukas L, Leahy TR, Shih S, Waters V. Randomized controlled trial of biofilm antimicrobial susceptibility testing in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2015 Mar; 14(2):262-6. PMID: 25453872.
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    27. Ratjen A, Yau Y, Wettlaufer J, Matukas L, Zlosnik JE, Speert DP, LiPuma JJ, Tullis E, Waters V. In vitro efficacy of high-dose tobramycin against Burkholderia cepacia complex and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia isolates from cystic fibrosis patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Jan; 59(1):711-3. PMID: 25348526.
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    28. Al-Maani A, Streitenberger L, Clarke M, Yau YC, Kovach D, Wray R, Matlow A. Nosocomial transmission of group B streptococci proven by positive environmental culture. Oman Med J. 2014 Sep; 29(5):376-9. PMID: 25337319.
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    29. Blinova E, Lau E, Bitnun A, Cox P, Schwartz S, Atenafu E, Yau Y, Streitenberger L, Parshuram CS, Marshall J, Seto W. Point prevalence survey of antimicrobial utilization in the cardiac and pediatric critical care unit. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul; 14(6):e280-8. PMID: 23823209.
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    30. Stanojevic S, Ratjen F, Stephens D, Lu A, Yau Y, Tullis E, Waters V. Factors influencing the acquisition of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2013 Dec; 12(6):575-83. PMID: 23757360.
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    31. Wu K, Yau YC, Matukas L, Waters V. Biofilm compared to conventional antimicrobial susceptibility of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia Isolates from cystic fibrosis patients. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2013 Mar; 57(3):1546-8. PMID: 23295930.
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    32. Waters V, Atenafu EG, Lu A, Yau Y, Tullis E, Ratjen F. Chronic Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection and mortality or lung transplantation in cystic fibrosis patients. J Cyst Fibros. 2013 Sep; 12(5):482-6. PMID: 23294530.
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    33. Maughan H, Wang PW, Diaz Caballero J, Fung P, Gong Y, Donaldson SL, Yuan L, Keshavjee S, Zhang Y, Yau YC, Waters VJ, Tullis DE, Hwang DM, Guttman DS. Analysis of the cystic fibrosis lung microbiota via serial Illumina sequencing of bacterial 16S rRNA hypervariable regions. PLoS One. 2012; 7(10):e45791. PMID: 23056217.
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    34. Waters V, Zlosnik JE, Yau YC, Speert DP, Aaron SD, Guttman DS. Comparison of three typing methods for Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from patients with cystic fibrosis. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2012 Dec; 31(12):3341-50. PMID: 22843295.
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    35. Asner S, Waters V, Solomon M, Yau Y, Richardson SE, Grasemann H, Gharabaghi F, Tran D. Role of respiratory viruses in pulmonary exacerbations in children with cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2012 Sep; 11(5):433-9. PMID: 22579414.
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    36. Warren TA, Yau Y, Ratjen F, Tullis E, Waters V. Serum galactomannan in cystic fibrosis patients colonized with Aspergillus species. Med Mycol. 2012 Aug; 50(6):658-60. PMID: 22524639.
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    37. Morris SK, Parkin P, Science M, Subbarao P, Yau Y, O'Riordan S, Barton M, Allen UD, Tran D. A retrospective cross-sectional study of risk factors and clinical spectrum of children admitted to hospital with pandemic H1N1 influenza as compared to influenza A. BMJ Open. 2012; 2(2):e000310. PMID: 22411932.
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    38. Waters V, Stanojevic S, Atenafu EG, Lu A, Yau Y, Tullis E, Ratjen F. Effect of pulmonary exacerbations on long-term lung function decline in cystic fibrosis. Eur Respir J. 2012 Jul; 40(1):61-6. PMID: 22135280.
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    39. Waters V, Atenafu EG, Salazar JG, Lu A, Yau Y, Matukas L, Tullis E, Ratjen F. Chronic Stenotrophomonas maltophilia infection and exacerbation outcomes in cystic fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2012 Jan; 11(1):8-13. PMID: 21849265.
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    40. Leahy TR, Yau YC, Atenafu E, Corey M, Ratjen F, Waters V. Epidemiology of borderline oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in pediatric cystic fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2011 May; 46(5):489-96. PMID: 21337531.
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    41. Tsampalieros AK, Gooden M, Thampi N, Yau YC, Harvey EA. Xenophilus aerolatus Peritonitis in a six-year-old boy on maintenance eritoneal dialysis. Adv Perit Dial. 2011; 27:45-7. PMID: 22073828.
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    42. Waters V, Yau Y, Prasad S, Lu A, Atenafu E, Crandall I, Tom S, Tullis E, Ratjen F. Stenotrophomonas maltophilia in cystic fibrosis: serologic response and effect on lung disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Mar 01; 183(5):635-40. PMID: 20889901.
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    43. Al-Saleh S, Dell SD, Grasemann H, Yau YC, Waters V, Martin S, Ratjen F. Sputum induction in routine clinical care of children with cystic fibrosis. J Pediatr. 2010 Dec; 157(6):1006-1011.e1. PMID: 20630539.
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    44. Yim MS, Yau YC, Matlow A, So JS, Zou J, Flemming CA, Schraft H, Leung KT. A novel selective growth medium-PCR assay to isolate and detect Sphingomonas in environmental samples. J Microbiol Methods. 2010 Jul; 82(1):19-27. PMID: 20359508.
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    45. O'Riordan S, Barton M, Yau Y, Read SE, Allen U, Tran D. Risk factors and outcomes among children admitted to hospital with pandemic H1N1 influenza. CMAJ. 2010 Jan 12; 182(1):39-44. PMID: 19926677.
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    46. Radhakrishnan DK, Yau Y, Corey M, Richardson S, Chedore P, Jamieson F, Dell SD. Non-tuberculous mycobacteria in children with cystic fibrosis: isolation, prevalence, and predictors. Pediatr Pulmonol. 2009 Nov; 44(11):1100-6. PMID: 19830845.
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    47. Ota KV, Dimaras H, Héon E, Babyn PS, Yau YC, Read S, Budning A, Gallie BL, Chan HS. Toxocariasis mimicking liver, lung, and spinal cord metastases from retinoblastoma. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2009 Mar; 28(3):252-4. PMID: 19209093.
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    48. Corral DM, Coates AL, Yau YC, Tellier R, Glass M, Jones SM, Waters VJ. Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in a cystic fibrosis patient from the Caribbean: a case report. Can Respir J. 2008 Jul-Aug; 15(5):237-9. PMID: 18716683.
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    49. Zhang SX, Parisian F, Yau Y, Fuller JD, Poutanen SM, Richardson SE. Narrow-spectrum cephalosporin susceptibility testing of Escherichia coli with the BD Phoenix automated system: questionable utility of cephalothin as a predictor of cephalexin susceptibility. J Clin Microbiol. 2007 Nov; 45(11):3762-3. PMID: 17728468.
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    50. Lam W, Tjon J, Seto W, Dekker A, Wong C, Atenafu E, Bitnun A, Waters V, Yau Y, Solomon M, Ratjen F. Pharmacokinetic modelling of a once-daily dosing regimen for intravenous tobramycin in paediatric cystic fibrosis patients. J Antimicrob Chemother. 2007 Jun; 59(6):1135-40. PMID: 17446242.
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    51. Brophy J, Yau Y, Cox P, Katz K, Bitnun A. A sentinel fatal paediatric case of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Canada. Paediatr Child Health. 2007 Apr; 12(4):319-22. PMID: 19030381.
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    52. Roberts A, Bitnun A, McGeer A, Tran D, Yau Y, Simpson K, Green K, Lowe DE, Kawa B, Ford-Jones EL. Laboratory-confirmed influenza-associated hospitalizations among children in the metropolitan Toronto and Peel region by active surveillance, 2004-2005. Can Commun Dis Rep. 2006 Sep 15; 32(18):203-7. PMID: 16989046.
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    53. Yau YH, Ho B, Tan NS, Ng ML, Ding JL. High therapeutic index of factor C Sushi peptides: potent antimicrobials against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Oct; 45(10):2820-5. PMID: 11557475.
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    54. Yau YC, Crandall I, Kain KC. Development of monoclonal antibodies which specifically recognize Entamoeba histolytica in preserved stool samples. J Clin Microbiol. 2001 Feb; 39(2):716-9. PMID: 11158133.
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    55. Pillai DR, Wan PS, Yau YC, Ravdin JI, Kain KC. The cysteine-rich region of the Entamoeba histolytica adherence lectin (170-kilodalton subunit) is sufficient for high-affinity Gal/GalNAc-specific binding in vitro. Infect Immun. 1999 Aug; 67(8):3836-41. PMID: 10417146.
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    56. Nelson SC, Yau YC, Richardson SE, Matlow AG. Improved detection of Malassezia species in lipid-supplemented Peds Plus blood culture bottles. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Apr; 33(4):1005-7. PMID: 7790423.
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    57. Yau YC, de Nanassy J, Summerbell RC, Matlow AG, Richardson SE. Fungal sternal wound infection due to Curvularia lunata in a neonate with congenital heart disease: case report and review. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Oct; 19(4):735-40. PMID: 7803640.
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    58. Kain KC, Gopinath R, Yau Y, Temahivong T, Wongsrichanalai C. In vivo response of falciparum malaria to chloroquine in southern Thailand. J Infect Dis. 1994 Jul; 170(1):258-9. PMID: 8014517.
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