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  1. Leprosy (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... Overview What is leprosy? Leprosy is a chronic infection caused by the Mycobacterium leprae bacteria. It can affect the skin and the ... with antibiotics. Antibiotics can kill all the Mycobacterium leprae bacteria in your body, but they can’t reverse nerve ... What are the complications of leprosy? ...
  2. 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. It is not recommended as the main way ...
  3. Leprosy (Hansen's Disease) From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)  
    ... still unclear about the mode of transmission of leprosy. Though widely assumed to be spread via ... to infection with M. leprae appears to be genetic, and ...
  4. Leprosy is caused by the organism Mycobacterium leprae . The ... examined 3 days and 28 days later to see if there is a reaction.
  5. Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) (National Jewish Health)  
    ... is the organism that causes human tuberculosis. Mycobacterium leprae is the ... population develop infections caused by these lesser-known "cousins" of TB ...