What is the evidence that the putative Mycobacterium lepromatosis species causes diffuse lepromatous leprosy?

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Gillis, TP; Scollard, DM; Lockwood, DN;
  • Publisher: British Leprosy Relief Assoc

: Han et al. have made a retrospective isolation of DNA from two patients with fatal Lucio's phenomenon. This DNA does have some molecular differences to M. leprae and may constitute a variant of M. leprae. However the experiments and data needed to confirm that this is... View more
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