leprosy bacillus

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Noun1.leprosy bacillus - cause of leprosy
mycobacteria, mycobacterium - rod-shaped bacteria some saprophytic or causing diseases
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Phylogenomics and antimicrobial resistance of the leprosy bacillus Mycobacterium leprae.
(40 Children with household contacts have a 9-fold higher risk of developing leprosy, as they have an early exposure to the leprosy bacillus. (9) Family history of leprosy was present in 18.2% of the childhood cases recorded in the hospital.
Brennan, "Chemical synthesis and serology of disaccharides and trisaccharides of phenolic glycolipid antigens from the leprosy bacillus and preparation of a disaccharide protein conjugate for serodiagnosis of leprosy," Infection and Immunity, vol.