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Clin Case Rep. 2014 Dec;2(6):331-2. doi: 10.1002/ccr3.130. Epub 2014 Sep 4.

First case of pulmonary tuberculosis and visceral leishmaniasis coinfection successfully treated with antituberculosis drug and liposomal amphotericin B.

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Center for nutrition and food security, ICDDR,B Dhaka, Bangladesh.


Successful management of cases with visceral leishmaniasis (VL) and tuberculosis is a challenge for clinicians, because a guideline for that is currently unavailable. We report the first case in Bangladesh who developed VL during her treatment for pulmonary tuberculosis and was treated successfully with multidose liposomal amhptericin B for VL.


Bangladesh; coinfection; tuberculosis; visceral leishmaniasis

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