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Results 1 - 10 of 10 for leprosy OR "leprosy," lepromatous OR mycobacterium infection
  1. Mycobacterial Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Mycobacteria are a type of germ. There are many different kinds. The most common one causes tuberculosis. Another one causes leprosy. Still others cause infections ...
  2. Leprosy (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... to Web version Leprosy Overview What is leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the Mycobacterium leprae bacteria. It can affect the skin and ...
  3. Leprosy is a chronic and potentially disfiguring infection if left untreated. It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae bacteria. This test is a research tool that helps classify the different types of leprosy. ...
  4. ... tropical diseases. It is caused by infection with Mycobacterium ulcerans , an organism which belongs to the family of bacteria that causes tuberculosis and leprosy. Infection leads to destruction of skin and soft tissue ...
  5. Diseases and Organisms in Healthcare Settings (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... related to the ones that cause tuberculosis and leprosy. It is found in water, ... of infections that require medical attention. Infections due to this ...
  6. Mycobacterium abscessus in Healthcare Settings (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
    ... impaired immune systems are at risk of lung infection. Mycobacterium abscessus is a bacterium distantly related to the ones that cause tuberculosis and leprosy. It is part of a group known as ...
  7. Leprosy is caused by the organism Mycobacterium leprae . The ... examined 3 days and 28 days later to see if there is a reaction.
  8. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) (National Jewish Health)  
    ... This is the organism that causes human tuberculosis. Mycobacterium leprae ... population develop infections caused by these lesser-known "cousins" of TB ...
  9. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... T-cell immunity towards M. leprae typically exhibit lepromatous (LL) leprosy or multi-bacillary leprosy, which is associated with ... borderline tuberculoid (BT), borderline-borderline (BB) and borderline lepromatous (BL) forms. LL leprosy is also characterized by large numbers of organisms ...
  10. Examples of Neglected Tropical Diseases From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... restlessness, and sometimes death. Buruli ulcer: Caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans , an organism from the same family of bacteria that causes tuberculosis and leprosy, Buruli ulcer can lead to massive skin ulceration, ...