Probable zoonotic leprosy in the southern United States

In the southern region of the United States, such as in Louisiana and Texas, there are autochthonous cases of leprosy among native-born Americans with no history of foreign exposure. In the same region, as well as in Mexico, wild armadillos are infected with Mycobacterium leprae.


Published in:
The New England journal of medicine, 364, 17, 1626-33
Year:
2011
ISSN:
1533-4406
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