Evaluation of compliance to congenital Chagas disease treatment: results of a randomised trial in Bolivia.

@article{Chippaux2013EvaluationOC,
  title={Evaluation of compliance to congenital Chagas disease treatment: results of a randomised trial in Bolivia.},
  author={Jean-Philippe Chippaux and Alejandra Nadin Salas-Clavijo and Jorge Ren{\'e} Postigo and Dominique Schneider and Jos{\'e} Antonio Santalla and Laurent Brutus},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={2013},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND A randomised, unblinded, clinical trial comparing two benznidazole regimens for congenital Chagas disease was carried out to determine whether simplification and reduction in the length of treatment could lead to better treatment compliance. METHODS This study was conducted in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Serological screening was carried out in pregnant women, and parasites were sought in the blood of newborns from seropositive mothers. Infected infants were randomly assigned to two… CONTINUE READING

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