Longlasting insecticidal nets for prevention of Leishmania donovani infection in India and Nepal: paired cluster randomised trial

@inproceedings{Picado2010LonglastingIN,
  title={Longlasting insecticidal nets for prevention of Leishmania donovani infection in India and Nepal: paired cluster randomised trial},
  author={Albert Picado and Shri Prakash Singh and Suman Rijal and Shyam Sundar and Bart A. Ostyn and François Chappuis and Surendra Uranw and Kamlesh Gidwani and Basudha Khanal and Madhukar Rai and Ishwari Sharma Paudel and M. L. Das and Rajiv Kumar and Pankaj Kumar Srivastava and Jean Claude Dujardin and Veerle Vanlerberghe and Elisabeth Anne Wreford Andersen and Clive Richard Davies and Marleen Boelaert},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the effectiveness of large scale distribution of longlasting nets treated with insecticide in reducing the incidence of visceral leishmaniasis in India and Nepal. DESIGN Paired cluster randomised controlled trial designed to detect a 50% reduction in incidence of Leishmania donovani infection. SETTING Villages in Muzaffarpur district in India and Saptari, Sunsari, and Morang districts in Nepal. PARTICIPANTS 13 intervention and 13 control clusters. 12 691 people were… CONTINUE READING
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