volume 75, issue 1, P176 1989
DOI: 10.2307/3282965
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Abstract: Visceral leishmaniasis is a severe chronic disease of people and animals. The disease is caused by several subspecies of a protozoal organism, Leishmania donovani. If not treated, visceral leishmaniasis is often fatal. The most commonly used chemotherapeutic agents to treat the disease are pentavalent antimonials, which can be toxic, must be administered by parenteral routes, and are sometimes ineffective. In this study, meglumine antimoniate, a pentavalent antimony, was compared with WR 6026, an 8-aminoquinol…

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