Burden of visceral leishmaniasis in villages of eastern gedaref state, Sudan: an exhaustive cross-sectional survey.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/255395
Title:
Burden of visceral leishmaniasis in villages of eastern gedaref state, Sudan: an exhaustive cross-sectional survey.
Authors:
Mueller, Yolanda Kathrin; Nackers, Fabienne; Ahmed, Khalid A; Boelaert, Marleen; Djoumessi, Jean-Claude; Eltigani, Rahma; Gorashi, Himida Ali; Hammam, Omer; Ritmeijer, Koert; Salih, Niven; Worku, Dagemlidet; Etard, Jean-François; Chappuis, François
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Abstract:
Since December 2009, Médecins Sans Frontières has diagnosed and treated patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Tabarak Allah Hospital, eastern Gedaref State, one of the main endemic foci of VL in Sudan. A survey was conducted to estimate the VL incidence in villages around Tabarak Allah.
Affiliation:
Epicentre, Paris, France; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan;Community Medicine Department, University of Gedaref, Gedaref, Sudan; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland; Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Montpellier, France; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland.
Issue Date:
Nov-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/255395
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pntd.0001872
PubMed ID:
23133683
Additional Links:
http://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001872
Type:
Article
Language:
en
ISSN:
1935-2735
Appears in Collections:
Leishmaniasis/Kala Azar

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dc.contributor.authorMueller, Yolanda Kathrinen_GB
dc.contributor.authorNackers, Fabienneen_GB
dc.contributor.authorAhmed, Khalid Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorBoelaert, Marleenen_GB
dc.contributor.authorDjoumessi, Jean-Claudeen_GB
dc.contributor.authorEltigani, Rahmaen_GB
dc.contributor.authorGorashi, Himida Alien_GB
dc.contributor.authorHammam, Omeren_GB
dc.contributor.authorRitmeijer, Koerten_GB
dc.contributor.authorSalih, Nivenen_GB
dc.contributor.authorWorku, Dagemlideten_GB
dc.contributor.authorEtard, Jean-Françoisen_GB
dc.contributor.authorChappuis, Françoisen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-12-11T22:29:03Z-
dc.date.available2012-12-11T22:29:03Z-
dc.date.issued2012-11-
dc.identifier.citationBurden of visceral leishmaniasis in villages of eastern gedaref state, Sudan: an exhaustive cross-sectional survey. 2012, 6 (11):e1872 PLoS Negl Trop Disen_GB
dc.identifier.issn1935-2735-
dc.identifier.pmid23133683-
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pntd.0001872-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/255395-
dc.description.abstractSince December 2009, Médecins Sans Frontières has diagnosed and treated patients with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) in Tabarak Allah Hospital, eastern Gedaref State, one of the main endemic foci of VL in Sudan. A survey was conducted to estimate the VL incidence in villages around Tabarak Allah.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001872en_GB
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen_GB
dc.subjectnon-communicable diseasesen_GB
dc.subject.meshLeishmaniasisen_GB
dc.titleBurden of visceral leishmaniasis in villages of eastern gedaref state, Sudan: an exhaustive cross-sectional survey.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentEpicentre, Paris, France; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland; Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; Federal Ministry of Health, Khartoum, Sudan;Community Medicine Department, University of Gedaref, Gedaref, Sudan; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland; Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), Montpellier, France; Médecins Sans Frontières - Operational Centre Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Holland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen_GB
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