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Limited effectiveness of high-dose liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in an Ethiopian population with high HIV prevalence.
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|Title: ||Limited effectiveness of high-dose liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in an Ethiopian population with high HIV prevalence.|
|Affiliation: ||Public Health Department, Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. email@example.com|
|Citation: ||Limited effectiveness of high-dose liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) for treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in an Ethiopian population with high HIV prevalence. 2011, 53 (12):e152-8 Clin. Infect. Dis.|
|Journal: ||Clinical Infectious Diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America|
|Issue Date: ||Dec-2011 |
|PubMed ID: ||22016502|
|Abstract: ||Due to unacceptably high mortality with pentavalent antimonials, Médecins Sans Frontières in 2006 began using liposomal amphotericin B (AmBisome) for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) patients in Ethiopia who were severely ill or positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).|
|Rights: ||Published by: Infectious Diseases Society of America and University of Chicago Press
Archived on this site with permission and copyright 2011 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America|
|Appears in topics: ||Other Diseases|
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