TITLE

Randomized, Controlled Trial of Treatments for Second-Stage Sleeping Sickness

AUTHOR(S)
Woodrow, Charles Jonathan; Abel, Paulo Manuel; Krishna, Sanjeev
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/15/2007, Vol. 196 Issue 4, p650
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Letter
ABSTRACT
A letter to the editor is presented that comments on a study about human African trypanosomiasis.
ACCESSION #
26449998

 

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