Novel HLA Class I Alleles Associated with Indian Leprosy Patients

  title={Novel HLA Class I Alleles Associated with Indian Leprosy Patients},
  author={Umapathy Shankarkumar and Kanjaksha Ghosh and Suresh S Badakere and Dipika Mohanty},
  journal={Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology},
  pages={208 - 211}
Convincing results on HLA Class II associations have been reported, however data on HLA class I association are limited and inconsistent from studies in Leprosy. We present here the HLA A, B, and C allele distribution by molecular high resolution PCR-SSOP technique in 32 leprosy patients compared with the 67 controls, from the same ethnic background. The significant results from the present study were a significant increase in frequency of HLA A*0206, A*1102, B*4016, B*5110, Cw*0407, and Cw… CONTINUE READING