Mycobacterium leprae, also known as Hansen's bacillus spirilly, mostly found in
warm tropical countries, is a Gram-positive bacterium that causes leprosy ...
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.
May 9, 2016 ... Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the acid-fast, rod-shaped bacillus
Mycobacterium leprae. Leprosy can be considered 2 connected ...
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
by high cellular immunity to Mycobacterium leprae and immunopathology due to
DTH. Skin .... a Vmax microplate reader (Molecular Devices, Redwood City, CA).