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Progress in immunology of leprosy

Progress in immunology of leprosy

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Published by Arnold-Heinemann in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leprosy -- Immunological aspects,
  • Leprosy -- Immunology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by G.P. Talwar, J.L. Turk, & R.J.W. Rees.
    ContributionsRees, R. J. W., Talwar, G. P., Turk, J. L.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC154 P76 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination359 p., [37] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages359
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18727024M

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Progress in Immunology First International Congress of Immunology. Book • Edited by: BERNARD AMOS. Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content Table of contents. Select all Front Matter. Full text access. Inside Front Cover Front Matter.

Leprosy, also known as Hansen's disease (HD), is a long-term infection by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae or Mycobacterium lepromatosis. Infection can lead to damage of the nerves, respiratory tract, skin, and eyes.

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Leprosy affects over 10 million people in the world. The disease is a model of graded cell-mediated immunity, in this case to the causative organism, Mycobacterium leprae.

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Abstract. The innate immune system is the phylogenically oldest component of the human immune system. Although it is ancient, the innate immune system is highly complex and consists of barriers to infection (epithelia of skin, gastrointestinal, respiratory, genitourinary tracts), antimicrobial peptides and proteins, humoral components (i.e.

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Author(s): Godal,T Title(s): The role of immune responses to Mycobacterium leprae in host defence and tissue damage in leprosy/ T. Godal. In: Progress in immunology. These patients also manifest hypergammaglobulinemia and are at risk of amyloidosis.

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