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Research Article

Nifurtimox plus Eflornithine for Late-Stage Sleeping Sickness in Uganda: A Case Series

  • Francesco Checchi,

    Affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France, Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

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  • Patrice Piola,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Harriet Ayikoru,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, French section, Paris, France

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  • Florence Thomas,

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Dominique Legros,

    Affiliations: Epicentre, Paris, France, Alert and Response Operations, Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Gerardo Priotto mail

    gerardo.priotto@epicentre.msf.org

    Affiliation: Epicentre, Paris, France

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  • Published: November 07, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000064

About the Authors

Francesco Checchi, Patrice Piola, Florence Thomas, Dominique Legros, Gerardo Priotto
Epicentre, Paris, France
Francesco Checchi
Department of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Harriet Ayikoru
Médecins Sans Frontières, French section, Paris, France
Dominique Legros
Alert and Response Operations, Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: gerardo.priotto@epicentre.msf.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FC PP DL GP FT. Performed the experiments: PP HA FT. Analyzed the data: PP GP. Wrote the paper: FC GP.