Early prediction of treatment efficacy in Second-Stage Gambiense Human African Trypanosomiasis
AffiliationEpicentre, Paris, France. email@example.com
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JournalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
AbstractHuman African trypanosomiasis is fatal without treatment. The long post-treatment follow-up (24 months) required to assess cure complicates patient management and is a major obstacle in the development of new therapies. We analyzed individual patient data from 12 programs conducted by Médecins Sans Frontières in Uganda, Sudan, Angola, Central African Republic, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo searching for early efficacy indicators.