Marie-Carmel Michel

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In areas endemic for lymphatic filariasis, progression of lymphoedema is associated with recurrent bacterial acute dermatolymphangioadenitis (ADLA). The role of antibacterial soap in preventing ADLA is unknown. In a randomized double-blinded clinical trial in Leogane, Haiti, lymphoedema patients washed affected legs with antibacterial (n = 97) or plain soap(More)
A major impasse to understanding the physiologic role(s) of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is uncertainty as to its natural substrates. Various in vitro studies have led other investigators to suggest that ALP functions as a plasma membrane phosphoprotein phosphatase, consistent with our demonstration of ecto-topography of ALP in a variety of cell types. Thus,(More)