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Research Article

Visceral Leishmaniasis Relapse in Southern Sudan (1999–2007): A Retrospective Study of Risk Factors and Trends

  • Stanislaw Gorski,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Simon M. Collin mail,

    simon.collin@bristol.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Koert Ritmeijer,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Kees Keus,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Francis Gatluak,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Marius Mueller,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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  • Robert N. Davidson

    Affiliation: Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 08, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000705

About the Authors

Stanislaw Gorski, Koert Ritmeijer, Kees Keus, Francis Gatluak, Marius Mueller
Médecins Sans Frontières, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Simon M. Collin
Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
Robert N. Davidson
Department of Infection and Tropical Medicine, Northwick Park Hospital, Harrow, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: simon.collin@bristol.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: SG SMC. Wrote the paper: SG SMC. Treated patients: SG. Collected and cleaned data: SG. Led the study: KR. Produced summary statistics: KR. Treated patients: KK FG MM. Provided field medical coordination: KK FG MM. Provided overall medical and intellectual supervision: RND.