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Table 7 Antimalarial efficacy flow chart

From: TSCQ study: a randomized, controlled, open-label trial of daily trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole or weekly chloroquine among adults on antiretroviral therapy in Malawi: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Days after malaria diagnosis → 0 1 2 3 7 14 21 28 Unscheduled visit (before d28)
Procedure ↓
Clinical Assessment C C C C C C C C C
Temperature C C C C C C C C C
Questioning about antimalarial drug use C C C C C C C C C
Finger stick blood sample for malaria smear C R R R R R R R C
Finger stick blood sample for filter paper sample for PCR analysis R R R R R R R R R
Administration of antimalarial drug (per Malawi Ministry of Health Protocol) C C C       
  1. C= procedures that are part of clinical care
  2. R= research procedures