*  Development and pre-clinical assessment of a 73 kD chimeric fusion protein as a defined sub-unit vaccine for leprosy - GOV.UK
Development and pre-clinical assessment of a 73 kD chimeric fusion protein as a defined sub-unit vaccine for leprosy ... The 73f protein was recognized by IgG in multibacillary (MB) leprosy patient sera and stimulated IFNγ production within whole ... Development and pre-clinical assessment of a 73 kD chimeric fusion protein as a defined sub-unit vaccine for leprosy ... We are using these data to develop new vaccine initiatives for the continued and long-term control of leprosy. ...
  https://www.gov.uk/dfid-research-outputs/development-and-pre-clinical-assessment-of-a-73-kd-chimeric-fusion-protein-as-a-defined-sub-unit-vaccine-for-leprosy
*  "Microbial colonizers in leprosy skin ulcers and intensity of inflammat" by Adriaan Willem Sturm, Bushra Jamil et al.
... leprosy ulcer associated' organisms and group G beta-hemolytic streptococci. In the leprosy group, corynebacteria and branching ... The IS of leprosy patients was lower than in the control group. The presence of more than two species of facultative or aerobic ... Leprosy ulcers were characterized by the exclusive presence of two types of branching gram-positive rods; a particular ... In the leprosy group, one third of the gram-positive bacteria were branching rods; none of them was acid fast. Ten of them were ...
  https://ecommons.aku.edu/pakistan_fhs_mc_med_med/491/
*  Leprosy Mailing List Blog: December 2016
Itching in leprosy. Leprosy Mailing List, April 30 th , 2009 Ref. : Itching in leprosy From : Narasimha Rao P., Hyderabad , ... The famous Leprosy Hospitals are managed with young Doctirs who have no experience in Leprosy case managment and mnagment of ... The famous Leprosy Hospitals are managed with young Doctors who have no experience in Leprosy case management and management of ... No more leprosy in-service-trainings for health professionals were stimulated by the last government. The international leprosy ...
  http://leprosymailinglist.blogspot.co.uk/2016_12_01_archive.html
*  Leprosy late-onset neuropathy: an uncommon presentation of leprosy
We consider these cases of late painful neuropathy appearing many years after leprosy treatment as being a leprosy late-onset ... Four patients previously treated with MDT for skin leprosy (lepromatous leprosy clinical form) and living in a non-endemic area ... Relapse in leprosy is a reoccurrence of the disease at any time after the completion of MDT. There are different causes of ... Leprosy or Hansen's disease is the most common treatable peripheral neuropathy in the world1. It frequently occurs in the ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-282X2012000600004&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en
*  Leprosy Mailing List Blog: Research groups discussing on future priority researches
Itching in leprosy. Leprosy Mailing List, April 30 th , 2009 Ref. : Itching in leprosy From : Narasimha Rao P., Hyderabad , ... Leprosy Mailing List - November 5 th , 2010 Ref.: Rifampicin, ofloxacin and minocycline (ROM) in leprosy From : Soutar D., ... 18th International Leprosy Congress, Brussels 16-20 September, 2013 - First announcement. Leprosy Mailing List - March 12th, ... To join Leprosy Mailing List (LML) send an email to editorlml(at)gmail.com. This LML Blog presents the archives of this mailing ...
  http://leprosymailinglist.blogspot.co.uk/2010/11/research-groups-discussing-on-future.html
*  Global Health Snapshot - Neglected Tropical Diseases - Departments - Johns Hopkins Public Health Magazine
Leprosy. A chronic bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae and transmitted by droplets from the nose and mouth. The ... Ying Zhang, an expert on drug-resistant TB, is conducting leprosy research in southern China, with Huan-Ying Li, MD, MPH, '52. ... Untreated, leprosy can cause severe and disfiguring skin lesions and permanent damage to nerves, upper respiratory tract and ... Observation: Some new leprosy cases in China appear to have been transmitted via infected water or soil, not by close contact ...
  https://magazine.jhsph.edu/2011/spring/departments/global_health_snapshot_neglected_tropical_diseases/leprosy/index.html
*  Leprosy in China - Wikipedia
Health in China Leprosy Leper colony WHO , Leprosy Factsheet Chen XS, Li WZ, Jiang C, Ye GY (2001). "Leprosy in China: ... Leprosy and the Buddhist Tradition - eRENLAIMAGAZINE Leprosy down but not out in China: state media AFP. 26 January 2008. ... WHO , Leprosy Today National Center for STD and Leprosy Control - Institute of Dermatology, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences ... Leprosy was said to be first recognized in the ancient civilizations of China, Egypt and India, according to the World Health ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprosy_in_China
*  Dr. Gabe Mirkin on Health, Fitness and Nutrition. | Gerhard Hansen and Leprosy
Gerhard Hansen, a Norwegian physician who discovered the bacteria that cause leprosy in 1873. This was the first bacterium to ... We visited the National Hansen's Disease (leprosy) Museum in Carville, Louisiana and learned about Dr. ... What is Leprosy?. In an infected person, the bacteria that cause leprosy spread through the nerves under the skin in the ... Leprosy and the Armadillo. Doctors at Carville had trouble testing drugs and trying to develop a vaccine because the leprosy ...
  http://www.drmirkin.com/histories-and-mysteries/gerhard-hansen-and-leprosy.html
*  Leprosy or Hansen's Disease
What is Leprosy ?. How is Leprosy spread ?. Leprosy Symptoms. Treatment. History. Risk of Exposure. Conclusion. ... How is Leprosy Spread?. Although the mode of transmission of leprosy remains uncertain, it is believed leprosy is usually ... What is Leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic bacterial disease of the skin and nerves in the hands and feet. In some cases it effects ... Leprosy Symptoms The bacteria that cause leprosy grow very slowly. It may take 2 - 10 years before signs and symptoms appear. ...
  http://www.dmacdigest.com/leprosy.html
*  Jharkhand Rural Health Mission Society (JRHMS) - National Leprosy Eradication Programme
The reservoirs of leprosy is/are infectious leprosy patient (s) who are not taking Multi Drug Therapy (MDT) and is in prolonged ... Leprosy bacilli have very weak potential of causing the disease and they multiply very slowly as compared to most other ... Leprosy deformity is not associated with infectivity of the disease and the patients seen with mutilated hands/feet etc. are ... M.S. Swaminathan in 1981 for dealing with the problem of leprosy. Based on its recommendations the NLEP was launched in 1983 ...
  http://jrhms.jharkhand.gov.in/NLEP.aspx
*  Leprosy Mailing List Blog: Park's Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine-19th Edition, 2007
Itching in leprosy. Leprosy Mailing List, April 30 th , 2009 Ref. : Itching in leprosy From : Narasimha Rao P., Hyderabad , ... Leprosy Mailing List - November 5 th , 2010 Ref.: Rifampicin, ofloxacin and minocycline (ROM) in leprosy From : Soutar D., ... 18th International Leprosy Congress, Brussels 16-20 September, 2013 - First announcement. Leprosy Mailing List - March 12th, ... Leprosy, item - social pathology which states that "Over the centuries, a legend has grown around leprosy that it is highly ...
  http://leprosymailinglist.blogspot.co.uk/2009/01/parks-textbook-of-preventive-and-social.html
*  Leprosy Forum
Borderline leprosy Forum. • Borderline lepromatous leprosy Forum. • Lepromatous leprosy Forum. • Histoid leprosy Forum. • Acid- ... International Leprosy Day Forum. • ICD-10 Forum. • MeSH Forum. • Tuberculoid leprosy Forum. • Borderline tuberculoid leprosy ... Leprosy come together and discuss about Leprosy. Please use the message board below to post anything related to Leprosy . If ... There are no entries in Leprosy forum. Become the first person to post messages in this forum by using the form below!. ...
  http://forumjar.com/forums/Leprosy
*  Leprosy in Japan - Wikipedia
Leprosy in Japan is characterized by considerable leprosy stigma, by the Buddhistic concept of leprosy that leprosy is ... The route of leprosy into Japan has not been settled but the presence of leprosy in Japan at least in the Nara Era (710-784) ... He insisted that leprosy was not incurable and diathesis was an important factor in the development of leprosy. He was against ... Kikuchi I. Japan's Leprosy Prevention Law to Disappear. The Star. 54,5,10, 1995. Miyasaka M Leprosy Control Policy in Japan. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leprosy_in_Japan
*  Leprosy - American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD)
The complications of leprosy can be severe, and can lead to permanent loss of sensation in the extremities, permanent muscle ... Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, is a bacterial infection caused by Mycobacterium leprae. The bacterium has a ... In some diseased individuals, there can be a latency period of as long as 20 years before signs and symptoms of leprosy ... The signs and symptoms of leprosy can be subtle at the initiation of the disease. The most common symptoms include, skin ...
  http://www.aocd.org/?page=Leprosy
*  National Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Program Caring and Curing Since 1894 | Official web site of the U.S. Health Resources &...
Leprosy Elimination/Leprosy Today (World Health Organization). The STAR, a publication educating the public on Hansen's Disease ... Leprosy in U.S. may be transmitted by armadillos, study finds. *Probable Zoonotic Leprosy in the Southern United States ... National Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Program Caring and Curing Since 1894. A genetic study at the National Hansen's Disease ... Hansen's Disease (Leprosy) Facts. *Most (95%) of the human population is not susceptible to infection with M. leprae, the ...
  https://www.hrsa.gov/hansens-disease/index.html
*  Leprosy
... A terrible form of skin disease spoken of in the Old and New Testaments. Many notable people in the Bible were at some ... Jesus cured leprosy in several people, Matt. 8:2-4 (Mark 1:40-45; Luke 5:12-15; 3 Ne. 17:7-9). ...
  https://www.lds.org/scriptures/gs/leprosy?lang=eng&letter=l&country=hk
*  Leprosy Stigma
However, through a combination of host, environmental, and pathogen factors, a few people do indeed develop leprosy. ... Leprosy is a disease caused by the bacillary microorganism Mycobacterium leprae. The organism has high infectivity but low ... The stigma of leprosy may be defined as the loss or spoiling of the patient's true identity as a person. In leprosy, this ... the leprosy ulcers have an unmistakable appearance and natural course. Types. The stigma of leprosy was separated by van Brakel ...
  https://www.news-medical.net/health/Leprosy-Stigma.aspx
*  Leprosy Causes
Leprosy is a slow but potentially devastating disease caused by the microbe Mycobacterium leprae. The pseudonym Hansen's ... Its infection manifests along a spectrum with tuberculoid leprosy being at one end and lepromatous leprosy at the other. ... Leprosy is a slow but potentially devastating disease caused by the microbe Mycobacterium leprae. The pseudonym Hansen's ... Leprosy reactions are of two types, the type 1 (reversal reactions) and the type 2 reactions (erythema nodosum leprosum). They ...
  https://www.news-medical.net/health/Leprosy-causes.aspx
*  leprosy - Neurology - MedHelp
I have been researching the topic of leprosy for an OAC course but have had trouble finding the exact cause of its disfuguring ... leprosy Dax__0 Posted By Dax on May 11, 1997 at 14:57:15: I have been researching the topic of leprosy for an OAC course but ...
  https://www.medhelp.org/posts/Neurology/leprosy/show/907012
*  Leprosy | HealthMap
Spotlight on Leprosy: Two Thousand Years of Solitude. Aug 8, 2012 , Katharina Schwan. Leper (noun): a person who is ignored or ... Drug-Resistant Leprosy Emerges in West Africa. Sep 9, 2016 , Kara Sewalk. A recent publication in the Clinical Infectious ... Ohio Inmate Diagnosed with Leprosy Begins Treatment. Oct 26, 2014 , Anna Tomasulo. On Tuesday, October 14, an inmate at Ohio's ... Chillicothe Correctional Institution was diagnosed with Hansen's disease, a disease also known as leprosy... ...
  http://www.healthmap.org/site/tags/leprosy
*  Vaccination and Leprosy | The BMJ
Vaccination and Leprosy. Br Med J 1887; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.1397.799-a (Published 08 October 1887) Cite this ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/2/1397/799.2
*  Treatment of Leprosy | The BMJ
Treatment of Leprosy. Br Med J 1960; 2 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.2.5213.1672-a (Published 03 December 1960) Cite this as ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/2/5213/1672.2
*  Leprosy's sacred land - Washington Times
Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease, is spread by direct person-to-person contact, although it's not easily transmitted. It ... Damien was diagnosed with leprosy 12 years after he arrived at Kalaupapa and died four years later, at age 49. He's the only ... And it will likely increase when the Vatican proclaims Father Damien - the 19th-century priest who ministered to the leprosy ... Some 8,000 people have died on this remote peninsula since the Hawaiian Kingdom started exiling leprosy patients here in 1866. ...
  https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/sep/25/leprosys-sacred-land/
*  Genetics and Susceptibility to Leprosy
Genetic factors in leprosy involve the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system as well as non-HLA genes. These genes affect the ... Immune Response in Leprosy. The wide range of clinical manifestations of leprosy occurs due to the variation in the host's ... This helps establish leprosy.. In the type 1 leprosy reaction, the cellular immune response is exacerbated, with CD4+ cells ... Genetic factors in leprosy involve the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system as well as non-HLA genes. These genes affect the ...
  https://www.news-medical.net/health/Genetics-and-Susceptibility-to-Leprosy.aspx