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.


Published in:
Journal Of Clinical Microbiology, 53, 6, 1945-1946
Year:
2015
Publisher:
Washington, American Society for Microbiology
ISSN:
0095-1137
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