A Collaborative Epidemiological Investigation into the Criminal Fake Artesunate Trade in South East Asia
(A) Genuine Guilin Pharmaceutical artesunate blister pack hologram.
(B) A type 2 sticker copy.
(C) A type 10 hologram copy with the fake ‘X-52′ stamp as seen under UV light.
(D) Type 15 hologram copy from the seized counterfeit artesunate from the China/Myanmar border.
For a full description of the 16 types of fake packaging see Figure S1 (updated from ). Types 15 and 16 have been only recently described and were not included in the pre-seizure analysis presented here. Photographs by Paul Newton.