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Discussion exercises

Exercise 1

Prepare a table with a list of the currently available antileishmania drugs, their adverse reaction and the monitoring needed to detect the adverse effect. 

Exercise 2

Patient with parasitologically confirmed primary VL was started on treatment with SSG. What are the time lines for the expected changes in clinical and laboratory parameters?

Exercise 3

Why is LST negative in VL patients?

Exercise 4

How many vials of AmBisome and what ml is needed per dose (5mg/Kg) for a patient with a weight of 52 kg?