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Mycobacterium leprae

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Mycobacterium leprae, also known as Hansen's bacillus spirilly, mostly found in warm tropical countries, is a Gram-positive bacterium that causes leprosy ...

Leprosy: Background, Pathophysiology, Epidemiology

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May 9, 2016 ... Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus ... M leprae. This mycobacterium grows extremely slowly and has not been ... Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. ..... Redwood City, California, United States.

Leprosy Workup: Laboratory Studies, Other Tests, Procedures

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May 9, 2016 ... Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy can be considered 2 connected ...

WHO | Microbiology of M.leprae

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The aetiological agent of leprosy is Mycobacterium leprae. It is a strongly acid- fast rod-shaped organism with parallel sides and rounded ends. In size and shape ...

Selection of a Human T Helper Type 1-like T Cell Subset by ...

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by high cellular immunity to Mycobacterium leprae and immunopathology due to DTH. Skin .... a Vmax microplate reader (Molecular Devices, Redwood City, CA).

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Leprosy Clinical Presentation: History, Physical, Causes

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May 9, 2016 ... Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy can be considered ... Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Courtesy of D. Scott ... Redwood City, California. Courtesy of D. Scott ...

Long-term Survival and Virulence of Mycobacterium leprae in ... - NCBI

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Dec 18, 2014 ... Long-term Survival and Virulence of Mycobacterium leprae in ..... on a 7300 RealTime PCR System (Applied Biosystems, Foster City, CA).

Enumeration of Mycobacterium leprae Using Real-Time PCR

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Nov 4, 2008 ... Author Summary Mycobacterium leprae is not cultivable in axenic media, ... City, CA) based on criteria established for TaqMan PCR reactions.