Mycobacterium leprae

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Noun1.Mycobacterium leprae - cause of leprosy
mycobacteria, mycobacterium - rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
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ELISA is a laboratory test that helps to determine if a patient is free or not from the Hansen bacillus.