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Chronic Arsenic Exposure and Risk of Post Kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis Development in India: A Retrospective Cohort Study

Visceral Leishmaniasis is one of the neglected tropical diseases and a major global threat for health worldwide. It poses a major health problem in the poverty-ridden state of…

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Arsenic Exposure and Outcomes of Antimonial Treatment in Visceral Leishmaniasis Patients in Bihar, India

In the late twentieth century, the emergence of high rates of treatment failure with antimonial compounds for visceral leishmaniasis (VL) caused a public health crisis in Bihar state, India. VL, also known as kala-azar, is a significant health problem in India causing up to 282,000 clinical cases per year, affecting the most vulnerable…

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