Role of HLA, KIR, MICA, and Cytokines Genes in Leprosy


Many genes including HLA, KIR, and MICA genes, as well as polymorphisms in cytokines have been investigated for their role in infectious disease. HLA alleles may influence not only susceptibility or resistance to leprosy, but also the course of the disease. Some combinations of HLA and KIR may result in negative as well as positive interactions between NK… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2013/989837



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