Mosquirix (RTS,S)

A Novel Vaccine for the Prevention of Plasmodium falciparum Malaria

Kyle J Wilby BSP ACPR, PharmD; Tim TY Lau PharmD ACPR FCSHP; Samuel E Gilchrist MSc (Pharm), PhD; Mary HH Ensom PharmD FASHP FCCP FCSHP FCAHS

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The Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2012;46(3):384-393. 

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Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric Considerations

Clinical trials with RTS,S have so far been in pediatric patients in endemic regions. Studies in adults are limited, but initial trials have demonstrated immunogenic effects and safety.[20] Phase 3 trials in adults and geriatric populations are required if licensing is desired in these populations.

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