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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Request TOC of this Report- Leprosy is chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium leprae .
Mycobacterium leprae as the causative organism of leprosy has a low virulence and very slow doubling time, but yet this organism is capable of provoking an intricate immune response that influences the clinical outcome and course of the disease.
Current knowledge on Mycobacterium leprae transmission: a systematic literature review.
Immune response to mycobacterium leprae in indeterminate leprosy patients.
The bacterium Mycobacterium leprae is the main cause of leprosy.
Brennan, "A novel phenolic glycolipid from Mycobacterium leprae possibly involved in immunogenicity and pathogenicity," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
La lepra ahora denominada enfermedad de Hansen es causada por el Mycobacterium Leprae y Mycobacterium Lepromatosis (3).
The first body mechanical defense against Mycobacterium leprae is by activating the antigen presenting cells (APCs) of immune system, i.e.
Typing of Thai clinical isolates of Mycobacterium leprae and analysis of leprosy transmission by polymorphism of tandem repeats.
Ml 13 of the visibly sick squirrels and 21 out of 97 seemingly healthy ones tested positive for the bacteria (either Mycobacterium lepromatosis or Mycobacterium leprae).
Scientists tested DNA from 25 red squirrels living on Brownsea Island, Dorset, and found every one was infected with the leprosy bacteria, Mycobacterium leprae.

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