Mycobacterium leprae

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Synonyms for Mycobacterium leprae

cause of leprosy

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A serological test for leprosy with a glycolipid specific for Mycobacterium leprae.
A simplified reverse transcriptase PCR for rapid detection of Mycobacterium leprae in skin specimens.
In the present study, we compared histological diagnosis of H and E sections with a bacillary index of sections stained with modified Fite-Faraco for detecting Mycobacterium leprae in tissue sections skin biopsies of 60 patients, clinically diagnosed as leprosy were studied.
All worldwide Mycobacterium leprae strains analyzed so far, more than 400 in total, have been found to have essentially identical genomes, or be clonal.
Phenolic glycolipid-1 of Mycobacterium leprae binds complement component C3 in serum and mediates phagocytosis by human monocytes.
Comparative sequence analysis of Mycobacterium leprae and the new leprosy-causing Mycobacterium lepromatosis.
Genotypic variation and stability of four variable-number tandem repeats and their suitability for discriminating strains of Mycobacterium leprae.
The testicles and the scrotum have lower temperature that can favour the multiplication and growth of mycobacterium leprae.
Randomised controlled trial of single BCG, repeated BCG, or combined BCG and killed Mycobacterium leprae vaccine for prevention of leprosy and tuberculosis in Malawi.
People infected with leprosy in the United States often have the same previously unknown strain of the microbe Mycobacterium leprae that is also carried by armadillos.
Detection of leprosy in ancient human skeletal remains by molecular identification of Mycobacterium leprae.
Leprosy (Hansen disease), a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae, primarily affects the peripheral nervous system and involves skin and other tissues (1).
Leprosy is a tropical disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae that primarily affects the skin and peripheral nerve leading to significant disability.
CLA researchers specifically studied how dendritic cells, immune cells located at the site of infection, become more specialized to fight the leprosy pathogen known as Mycobacterium leprae.
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