Journal article

Mycobacterium lepromatosis Infections in Nuevo Leon, Mexico

The frequency of infection caused by the recently described pathogen Mycobacterium lepromatosis is unknown. Here, we describe the demographics, clinical characteristics, and therapeutic outcomes of five lepromatous leprosy patients suffering from M. lepromatosis infection in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Diagnosis was facilitated by a new highly specific PCR procedure.


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