Retrospective Quarterly Cohort Monitoring for patients with Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent: outcomes of a pilot project
Version of Record online: 7 MAR 2013
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Tropical Medicine & International Health
Volume 18, Issue 6, pages 725–733, June 2013
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Ostyn, B., Malaviya, P., Hasker, E., Uranw, S., Singh, R. P., Rijal, S., Sundar, S., Dujardin, J.-C. and Boelaert, M. (2013), Retrospective Quarterly Cohort Monitoring for patients with Visceral Leishmaniasis in the Indian subcontinent: outcomes of a pilot project. Tropical Medicine & International Health, 18: 725–733. doi: 10.1111/tmi.12092
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