Lay perceptions of kala-azar, mosquitoes and bed nets in Bihar, India.


OBJECTIVE To describe the lay perception of kala-azar (KA) in an endemic area of Muzaffarpur District, Bihar, India: local names, symptoms, affected persons, perceived severity and modes of transmission, as well as perceived mosquito nuisance, modes of protection and use of bed nets. METHODS We held 16 focus group discussions (FGD) in eight remote… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2010.02544.x


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