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In-Hospital Safety in Field Conditions of Nifurtimox Eflornithine Combination Therapy (NECT) for T. b. gambiense Sleeping Sickness

  • Caecilia Schmid,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicines Research, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Andrea Kuemmerle,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicines Research, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

    Current address: CRP-SANTE, Centre for Health Studies, Public Research Centre for Health, Strassen, Luxembourg

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  • Johannes Blum,

    Affiliations: Department of Medicines Research, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

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  • Salah Ghabri,

    Affiliation: Consultant, Paris, France

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  • Victor Kande,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Wilfried Mutombo,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Medard Ilunga,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Ismael Lumpungu,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Sylvain Mutanda,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Pathou Nganzobo,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Digas Tete,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Nono Mubwa,

    Affiliation: Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Mays Kisala,

    Affiliation: Bureau Diocesain d'Oeuvres Médicales (BDOM), Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Severine Blesson,

    Affiliation: DNDi, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Olaf Valverde Mordt mail

    ovalverde@dndi.org

    Affiliation: DNDi, Geneva, Switzerland

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  • Published: November 29, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001920

About the Authors

Caecilia Schmid, Andrea Kuemmerle, Johannes Blum
Department of Medicines Research, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Caecilia Schmid, Andrea Kuemmerle, Johannes Blum
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Salah Ghabri
Consultant, Paris, France
Victor Kande, Wilfried Mutombo, Medard Ilunga, Ismael Lumpungu, Sylvain Mutanda, Pathou Nganzobo, Digas Tete, Nono Mubwa
Programme National de Lutte contre la Trypanosomiase Humaine Africaine (PNLTHA), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mays Kisala
Bureau Diocesain d'Oeuvres Médicales (BDOM), Kikwit, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Severine Blesson, Olaf Valverde Mordt
DNDi, Geneva, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

Email: ovalverde@dndi.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CS AK SG VK WM. Performed the experiments: WM MI IL SM PN DT NM MK. Analyzed the data: CS AK JB SG SB OVM. Wrote the paper: CS AK SG OVM.