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Safety and Efficacy of Short Course Combination Regimens with AmBisome, Miltefosine and Paromomycin for the Treatment of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Bangladesh

Before the introduction of single-dose AmBisome, miltefosine was included in the National Guidelines of India, Nepal and Bangladesh as a first line treatment for VL following a phase III trial in India that showed a final cure rate of 94%. However, poor compliance due to…

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Effectiveness and Safety of Short Course Liposomal Amphotericin B (AmBisome) as First Line Treatment for Visceral Leishmaniasis in Bangladesh

Visceral Leishmaniasis (VL), also known as Kala Azar, is a vector borne disease caused by parasites of the genus Leishmania, L. donovani—L. infantum complex, which are transmitted through the bite of an…

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