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Volume 12, Number 8—August 2006

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Changing Pattern of Visceral Leishmaniasis, United Kingdom, 1985-2004

Aeesha N.J. Malik*, Lawrence John*, Anthony D.M. Bryceson*, and Diana N.J. Lockwood*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Hospital for Tropical Diseases, London, United Kingdom

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Table 2

Patient response to treatment and outcome

Years No. patients Initial cure or response to treatment (%) Refused treatment (%) Final cure (%) Died while receiving treatment (%)
1985–1994 22 7 (35) 2 (9) 18 (90) 2 (9)
1995–2004 17 13 (76) 0 16 (94) 1 (6)

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