chapter  5
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Artemisinin-derived Antimalarial Dry Suspensions for Pediatric Use

The UV spectrophotometry was used to identify the preservatives in each sample while high performance liquid chromatography with UV detector (HPLC-UV) was used for quantifi cation. After reconstitution of the powders in water, the dissolution of the preservatives was followed for 7 days. Antimicrobial effi cacy of the preservatives was assessed by conducting a preservative effi cacy test (PET) following the European pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) standards.