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Geographical Variation in the Response of Visceral Leishmaniasis to Paromomycin in East Africa: A Multicentre, Open-Label, Randomized TrialHailu, Asrat; Musa, Ahmed; Wasunna, Monique; Balasegaram, Manica; Yifru, Sisay; Mengistu, Getahun; Hurissa, Zewdu; Hailu, Workagegnehu; Weldegebreal, Teklu; Tesfaye, Samson; et al. (2010-10-26)Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a major health problem in developing countries. The untreated disease is fatal, available treatment is expensive and often toxic, and drug resistance is increasing. Improved treatment options are needed. Paromomycin was shown to be an efficacious first-line treatment with low toxicity in India.