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Options for Active Case Detection of Visceral Leishmaniasis in Endemic Districts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh, Comparing Yield, Feasibility and Costs

  • Shri Prakash Singh,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Siddhivinayak Hirve mail,

    sidbela@vsnl.com

    Affiliation: Vadu Rural Health Program, KEM Hospital Research Center, Pune, India

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  • M. Mamun Huda,

    Affiliation: Parasitology, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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  • Megha Raj Banjara,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • Narendra Kumar,

    Affiliation: Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India

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  • Dinesh Mondal,

    Affiliation: Parasitology, Laboratory Sciences Division, International Center for Diarrheal Diseases Research, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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  • Shyam Sundar,

    Affiliation: Department of Community Medicine, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

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  • Pradeep Das,

    Affiliation: Rajendra Memorial Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, India

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  • Chitra Kumar Gurung,

    Affiliation: Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

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  • Suman Rijal,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal

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  • C. P. Thakur,

    Affiliation: Balaji Utthan Sanstha, Patna, India

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  • Beena Varghese,

    Affiliation: Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India

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  • Axel Kroeger

    Affiliations: World Health Organization, Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases, TDR-WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 08, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000960

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