Cost-effectiveness analysis of combination therapies for visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent

by Meheus F, Balasegaram M, Olliaro P, Sundar S, Rijal S, Faiz Md. Al, Boelaert M. PLoS Negl Trop Dis, September 2010, 4(9):e818.

Summary: Visceral leishmaniasis is a systemic parasitic disease that is fatal unless treated. The article assesses the cost and costeffectiveness of alternative strategies for the treatment of visceral leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent. In particular it examines whether combination therapies are a cost-effective alternative compared to monotherapies.

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