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Research Article

Improved Completion Rates and Characterization of Drug Reactions with an Intensive Chagas Disease Treatment Program in Rural Bolivia

  • Jeffrey A. Tornheim mail,

    jeffrey.tornheim@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Daniel F. Lozano Beltran,

    Affiliation: CEADES Salud y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Robert H. Gilman,

    Affiliation: Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Mario Castellon,

    Affiliation: CEADES Salud y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Marco A. Solano Mercado,

    Affiliation: CEADES Salud y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Walter Sullca,

    Affiliation: Hospital Dr. Manuel Ascencio Villarroel de Punata, Punata, Bolivia

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  • Faustino Torrico,

    Affiliation: CEADES Salud y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Caryn Bern

    Affiliation: Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: September 19, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002407

About the Authors

Jeffrey A. Tornheim
Combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Daniel F. Lozano Beltran, Mario Castellon, Marco A. Solano Mercado, Faustino Torrico
CEADES Salud y Medio Ambiente, Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia
Robert H. Gilman
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
Walter Sullca
Hospital Dr. Manuel Ascencio Villarroel de Punata, Punata, Bolivia
Caryn Bern
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: jeffrey.tornheim@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAT DFLB RHG MASM FT CB. Performed the experiments: JAT MC MASM WS. Analyzed the data: JAT DFLB RHG MC MASM CB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DFLB RHG MC MASM WS FT. Wrote the paper: JAT DFLB RHG FT CB.