MCQ – 89238


A 6-year child visiting from Nagaland presents with high-grade fever with and 2 episodes of seizures on the way to the hospital.O/E there was pallor, mild splenomegaly, and postictal confusion. Hb was 9gm% and random blood sugar was 38mg/dl.peripheral smear and rapid antigen test suggests Plasmodium falciparum infection. What is the treatment strategy after symptomatic management has been taken care of:

A. Chloroquine


Intravenous quinine


Intravenous artesunate


Mefloquine plus doxycycline

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