Class-I human leukocyte alleles in leprosy patients from Southern Brazil.

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INTRODUCTION The present study was designed to investigate a possible role of HLA (histocompatibility leucocyte antigen) class-I alleles (HLA-A, -B, and -C) in leprosy patients from Southern Brazil. METHODS Two hundred and twenty-five patients with leprosy and 450 individuals for the control group were involved in this research. HLA genotyping was… (More)

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@article{Franceschi2011ClassIHL, title={Class-I human leukocyte alleles in leprosy patients from Southern Brazil.}, author={Danilo Santana Alessio Franceschi and Luiza Tamie Tsuneto and Priscila Saamara Mazini and William Sergio do Sacramento and P{\^a}mela Guimar{\~a}es Reis and Cristiane Conceiç{\~a}o Chagas Rudnick and Samaia Laface Clementino and Ana Maria Sell and Jeane Eliete Laguila Visentainer}, journal={Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical}, year={2011}, volume={44 5}, pages={616-20} }