2011

Kala Azar in South Asia

Current Status and Challenges Ahead

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ISBN: 978-94-007-0276-9 (Print) 978-94-007-0277-6 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Introduction into Kala-Azar

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-9

      Geographical Distribution of Kala-Azar in South Asia

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 11-14

      Pathology and Mechanism of Disease in Kala-Azar and Post-kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis

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      Pages 15-18

      Diagnosis and Treatment of Kala-Azar and Post-kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis

  3. Therapeutic Strategy to Deal with Emergence of Drug Resistance

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

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      Pages 21-34

      Epidemiology of Drug-Resistant Kala-Azar in India and Neighboring Countries

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      Pages 35-46

      A Therapeutic Strategy for Treating Visceral Leishmaniasis in Regions with Drug Resistance

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      Pages 47-56

      Combination Therapy for Leishmaniases

  4. Diagnostic Strategy Enhancing Kala-azar Elimination Program

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 57-57

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      Pages 59-67

      Challenges in the Diagnosis of Visceral Leishmaniasis on the Indian Subcontinent

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      Pages 69-90

      The Potential of Urinary Tests in the Management of Kala-Azar

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      Pages 91-98

      Mass-Survey Using Urine and Confirmation by LAMP for Control of Visceral Leishmaniasis

  5. PKDL and its Implications in Eliminating Kala-azar

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-99

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      Pages 101-110

      Polymorphism of Leishmaniasis Caused by Leishmania donovani Sensu Lato in Asia

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      Pages 111-124

      Post-kala-azar Dermal Leishmaniasis: Facing the Challenge of Eliminating Kala-Azar from South Asia

  6. New challenges confronting Kala azar Elimination Programme and their possible solutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 127-137

      Climate Change and Kala-Azar

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      Pages 139-145

      The Role of Policy Makers in Achieving the Target for Kala-Azar Elimination in South Asia: The Bangladesh Experience

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 147-148