Regression of Severe Tungiasis-Associated Morbidity after Prevention of Re-Infestation: A Case Series from Rural Madagascar
- Marlene Thielecke*,
- Vaomalala Raharimanga,
- Manuela Stauss-Grabo,
- Christophe Rogier,
- Vincent Richard and
- Hermann Feldmeier
- Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité University Medicine, Berlin, Germany; Institut Pasteur de Madagascar, Antananarivo, Madagascar; Faculty of Medicine, Mainz University, Mainz, Germany
Financial support: This study was supported in parts by Ärzte für die Dritte Welt, Frankfurt, Germany, and Engelhard Arzneimittel, Niederdorfelden, Germany, and by an international research project of the Institut Pasteur de Madagascar. Marlene Thielecke received a travel grant from the German Academic Exchange Agency, Bonn/Berlin, Germany, and from the Charité University Medicine Berlin, Germany.
Reprint requests: Hermann Feldmeier, Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité University Medicine, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Hindenburgdamm 27, 12203 Berlin, Germany, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Received May 7, 2013.
- Accepted August 15, 2013.
- © The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene