Leprosy, Multibacillary

Known as: Borderline Lepromatous, Lepromatous, Midborderline, Midborderline Lepromatous 
A form of LEPROSY classified by the World Health Organization for the purpose of treatment, based on clinical manifestations and skin smear results… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND The ILEP Nerve Function Impairment in Reaction (INFIR) is a cohort study designed to identify predictors of reactions… (More)
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2010
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2010
Exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis produces varied early outcomes, ranging from resistance to infection to progressive… (More)
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2008
2008
It is generally held that dissemination of Mycobacterium leprae is from nasal mucosa and not through the skin of infected… (More)
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2005
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2005
The aim of this study was to find predictors of neuropathy and reactions, determine the most sensitive methods for detecting… (More)
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2004
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine whether addition of low dose prednisolone to multidrug treatment can prevent reaction and nerve function… (More)
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2002
2002
Molecular detection of rifampin resistance (rpoB analysis) in Mycobacterium leprae was determined for 49 patients who experienced… (More)
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2000
2000
Two groups of MB leprosy patients, one treated to the point of smear negativity (TSN) and the other given therapy for fixed… (More)
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1994
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1994
Human mannan-binding protein (MBP) is a serum lectin that participates in the immune defence by mediating phagocytosis and… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
This paper reports on reactions in leprosy patients who were treated with multidrug therapy (MDT) in the leprosy control program… (More)
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1990
1990
The antibody responses of 100 previously untreated multibacillary (MB) leprosy patients to one protein and two carbohydrate… (More)
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