Visceral leishmaniasis: current status of control, diagnosis, and treatment, and a proposed research and development agenda

PJ Guerin, P Oliaro, S Sundar, M Boelaert, SL Croft, P Desjeux, MK Wasunna, ADM Bryceson

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Original languageEnglish
JournalLancet Infectious Diseases
Volume2
Issue number8
Pages (from-to)494-501
ISSN1473-3099
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Protozoal diseases
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Visceral
  • Kala azar
  • Control strategies
  • Reservoirs
  • Early detection
  • Case management
  • Vector control
  • Insecticides
  • Spraying
  • DDT
  • Impregnated bednets
  • Serology
  • ELISA
  • PCR
  • Treatment
  • Antimonials
  • Drug resistance
  • Second-line drugs
  • Pentamidine
  • Adverse effects
  • Amphotericin B
  • Drug development
  • Miltefosine
  • Sitamaquine
  • Research
  • Genomics
  • Molecular biology

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