Positive response to sodium antimony gluconate administration in visceral leishmaniasis seropositive patients.

@article{Chowdhury1991PositiveRT,
  title={Positive response to sodium antimony gluconate administration in visceral leishmaniasis seropositive patients.},
  author={Sujit K Chowdhury and Farhana Haque and A al-Masum and Abdallah el Harith and Enamul Karim},
  journal={The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene},
  year={1991},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={390-3}
}
In a prospective study conducted in Mymensingh district of Bangladesh, 1, 273 patients were assessed for the presence of visceral leishmaniasis (VL). Sodium antimony gluconate (SAG) was successfully administered to 715 patients with parasitologically confirmed infection. In the remaining 558, although there was clinical indication of VL, Leishmania donovani parasites could not be demonstrated. Administration of SAG in this group was on the grounds of the prevailing symptoms, exclusion of… CONTINUE READING

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