Kala-azar in displaced people from southern Sudan: epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic findings.

@article{Zijlstra1991KalaazarID,
  title={Kala-azar in displaced people from southern Sudan: epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic findings.},
  author={Eduard Evert Zijlstra and M Suhrab Ali and Ahmed Mohamed El-Hassan and I A el-Toum and Maria M Satti and Hashim Warsama Ghalib and Egbert Sondorp and Alexander Winkler},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={365-9}
}
Six hundred and ninety-three patients with kala-azar were seen in Khartoum, Sudan, from January 1989 to February 1990. They were almost exclusively from the Nuer tribe, originating from the western Upper Nile province in southern Sudan, an area not known previously to be endemic for kala-azar. Because of the civil war in southern Sudan no treatment was available locally and massive migration to northern Sudan occurred; many died on the way. All age groups were affected; there was a slight male… CONTINUE READING

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