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Title: Sodium Stibogluconate (SSG) & Paromomycin Combination Compared to SSG for Visceral Leishmaniasis in East Africa: A Randomised Controlled Trial
Authors: Musa, Ahmed
Khalil, Eltahir
Hailu, Asrat
Olobo, Joseph
Balasegaram, Manica
Omollo, Raymond
Edwards, Tansy
Rashid, Juma
Mbui, Jane
Musa, Brima
Abuzaid, Abuzaid Abdalla
Ahmed, Osama
Fadlalla, Ahmed
El-Hassan, Ahmed
Mueller, Marius
Mucee, Geoffrey
Njoroge, Simon
Manduku, Veronica
Mutuma, Geoffrey
Apadet, Lilian
Lodenyo, Hudson
Mutea, Dedan
Kirigi, George
Yifru, Sisay
Mengistu, Getahun
Hurissa, Zewdu
Hailu, Workagegnehu
Weldegebreal, Teklu
Tafes, Hailemariam
Mekonnen, Yalemtsehay
Makonnen, Eyasu
Ndegwa, Serah
Sagaki, Patrick
Kimutai, Robert
Kesusu, Josephine
Owiti, Rhoda
Ellis, Sally
Wasunna, Monique
Affiliation: Institute of Endemic Diseases, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan; Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda; Médecins Sans Frontières-Holland, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland; MRC Tropical Epidemiology Group, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom; Centre for Clinical Research, Kenya Medical Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya; Faculty of Medicine, Gedaref University, Gedaref, Sudan; Gondar University, Gondar, Ethiopia; Arba Minch Hospital, Regional Health Bureau of SNNPR State, Arba Minch, Ethiopia; University of Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya; Amudat Hospital, Amudat, Uganda
Citation: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2012 Jun;6(6):e1674
Publisher: Public Library of Science
Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Issue Date: Jun-2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10144/242363
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001674
PubMed ID: 22724029
Additional Links: http://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001674
Abstract: Alternative treatments for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) are required in East Africa. Paromomycin sulphate (PM) has been shown to be efficacious for VL treatment in India.
Type: Article
Language: en
Keywords: visceral leishmaniasia
ISSN: 1935-2735
Rights: Archived with thanks to PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases and Open Access
Appears in topics: Leishmaniasis/Kala Azar

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