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Transmission dynamics and underreporting of Kala-azar in the Indian State of Bihar
"Kala-azar" (or Indian Visceral Leishmaniasis) is a vector-borne infectious dis- ease affecting communities in tropical and subtropical areas of the world. Bihar, a state in India, has one of the highest prevalence and ...
Evaluating treatment of Hepatitis C for hemolytic anemia management
The combination therapy of antiviral peg-interferon and ribavirin has evolved as one of the better treatments for Hepatitis-C. In spite of its success in controlling Hepatitis-C infection, it has also been associated with ...
Agent-based mathematical modeling as a tool for estimating T. cruzi vector-host contact rates
The parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, spread by triatomine vectors, affects over 100 mammalian species throughout the Americas, including humans, in whom it causes Chagas’ disease. In the U.S., only a few autochthonous cases ...