New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in returned travellers: treatment failures using intravenous sodium stibogluconate.

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Treatment outcome was determined among a cohort of travellers who returned to the UK between February 2000 and February 2001 with New World cutaneous leishmaniasis caused by species of the Leishmania (Viannia) subgenus. Among 18 patients who completed treatment with 20 mg/kg/d of i.v. sodium stibogluconate (NaSb) for 20 d, early relapse of disease occurred… (More)

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@article{Lawn2003NewWC, title={New World cutaneous leishmaniasis in returned travellers: treatment failures using intravenous sodium stibogluconate.}, author={Stephen D. Lawn and Vanessa Yardley and Francisco Vega-L{\'o}pez and J. A. L. Watson and Diana N J Lockwood}, journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene}, year={2003}, volume={97 4}, pages={443-5} }