Leprosy today.


Leprosy is a disease common to developing countries. It is relatively rare in Europe. There are an estimated 5.5 million patients in the world, of which two-thirds are found in South East Asia. Currently, 3.1 million are registered for treatment. Mycobacterium leprae, the causative organism of leprosy, is an intracellular acid-fast organism not cultivable… (More)


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@article{Noordeen1993LeprosyT, title={Leprosy today.}, author={Shaik Kahder Noordeen}, journal={Schweizerische medizinische Wochenschrift}, year={1993}, volume={123 24}, pages={1228-36} }