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Prediction Score for Antimony Treatment Failure in Patients with Ulcerative Leishmaniasis Lesions

  • Cristian Valencia equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cristian Valencia, Jorge Arévalo

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical ″Alexander von Humboldt,″ Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Lima, Peru

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  • Jorge Arévalo equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Cristian Valencia, Jorge Arévalo

    Affiliations: Instituto de Medicina Tropical ″Alexander von Humboldt,″ Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Lima, Peru, Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Jean Claude Dujardin,

    Affiliation: Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas,

    Affiliation: Instituto de Medicina Tropical ″Alexander von Humboldt,″ Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Lima, Peru

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  • François Chappuis,

    Affiliation: Hospitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland

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  • Mirko Zimic mail

    mzimic@jhsph.edu

    Affiliation: Unidad de Bioinformática, Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

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  • Published: June 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001656

About the Authors

Cristian Valencia, Jorge Arévalo, Alejandro Llanos-Cuentas
Instituto de Medicina Tropical ″Alexander von Humboldt,″ Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH), Lima, Peru
Jorge Arévalo
Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Jean Claude Dujardin
Institute of Tropical Medicine Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
François Chappuis
Hospitaux Universitaires de Geneve, Geneve, Switzerland
Mirko Zimic
Unidad de Bioinformática, Laboratorios de Investigación y Desarrollo, Facultad de Ciencias y Filosofía, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru

Corresponding Author

Email: mzimic@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CV JA. Performed the experiments: CV MZ. Analyzed the data: CV MZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CV JA. Wrote the paper: CV JA MZ JCD FC ALC. Responsible for the clinical management of enrolled patients: ALC. Principal investigator of the study: JCD. Data manager and data curator of the study: FC.