Tuesday, November 13, 2018

(LML) Infolep monthly update with a selection of leprosy publications - November 2018

Leprosy Mailing List – November 13,  2018

Ref.:  (LML) Infolep monthly update with a selection of leprosy publications - November 2018

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dear colleagues,

Welcome to this month's overview of leprosy research publications recently added to the Infolep portal.
Feel free to contact me for full text versions if a link to the full text is not included or for assistance with your literature research.
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Jiske Erlings, j.erlings@leprastichting.nl
Infolep Information officer




Highlighted publications



Global leprosy update, 2017: reducing the disease burden due to leprosy.
Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 2018 Aug 31;93(35):445-456.
Also see the separate
Table 7: Global leprosy situation by WHO region, country and territories, 2017.

WHO Guidelines on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention.




New publications



Evaluation of the leprosy control programme surveillance system in Kwara State, Nigeria, 2010 - 2014.
Aderinola OM, Abubakar A, Poggensee G, et al. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2018; 11(Suppl S1):22.
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Detection of Mycobacterium lepromatosis in patients with leprosy in India.
Ahuja M, Lavania M, Singh I, et al. Infect Drug Resist. 2018; 11:1677–1683.
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Epidemiology and spatiotemporal patterns of leprosy detection in the state of Bahia, Brazilian Northeast Region, 20012014.
Amorim de Souza E, Fuentes Ferreira A, Heukelbach J, et al. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018 Jul 31;3(3).
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Leprosy relapse between the years 2005-2015.
Almeida KT, Menezes AMF, Alves KAN, et al. J Nurs UFPE online. 2018; 12(10):2528-34.
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The TLR1 gene is associated with higher protection from leprosy in women.
Alvarenga Niitsuma EN, da Fernandes GR, Lana FCF. PLoS ONE. 2018; 13(10):e0205234.
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IL8 and IL17A polymorphisms associated with multibacillary leprosy and reaction type 1 in a mixed population from southern Brazil.
Aquino JS, Ambrosio-Albuquerque EP, Alves HV, et al. Ann. Hum. Genet. 2018.
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A phylogenomic study quantifies competing mechanisms for pseudogenization in prokaryotes-The Mycobacterium leprae case.
Avni E, Montoya D, Lopez D, et al. PLoS One. 2018 Nov 1;13(11):e0204322.
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Mid borderline leprosy in type Bα Blaschko linear pattern: a rare phenomenon.
Chetan R, Shailesh M. Int. J. Dermatol. 2018.
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Psychiatric comorbidity among male patients with leprosy and its relation to low levels of free testosterone.
Dessoki HH, Soltan MR, Ezzat AA. MECPsych. 2018; 25(4):145-149.
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Second coming: the re-emergence and modernization of immunotherapy by vaccines as a component of leprosy control.
Duthie MS, Casper C, Reed SG. Future Microbiol. 2018 Oct;13:1449-1451.
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Impact of using eHealth tools to extend health services to rural areas of Nigeria: protocol for a mixed-method, non-randomised cluster trial.
Ebenso B, Allsop MJ, Okusanya B, et al. BMJ Open. 2018 Oct 18;8(10):e022174.
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Profile of Person Affected by Leprosy with Clinical Relapse among in High Endemic State of India.
Gitte SV, Nigam C, Chakraborty AB, et al. Journal of microbiology and infectious diseases. 2018; 8(3):103-107.
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The Overview of Anti-PGL-1 and Anti-IDALLE L-ESAT 6 IgG Antibody Titers in Household Contact of Leprosy.
Hadi MI, Faizah H, Alamudi MY. International Conference on Sustainable Health Promotion. 2018:1-4.
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LEPRASIM, an Agent-Based Model to simulate leprosy in Indonesia.
van der Hoek SA, Augustijn PWM, Bakker MI. 12th International Symposium on Geospatial Health 2018. 2018.
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Family support to leprosy patients with low self-esteem.
Kurniajati S, Palupi KD. The 2nd Joint International Conferences. 2018; 2(2):576-582.
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Practices for self-care in Hansen's disease: face, hands and feet. Lima MCV, Barbosa FR, Santos DCMD, et a. In: Rev Gaucha Enferm. 2018 Oct 22;39:e20180045.
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Live Mycobacterium leprae inhibits autophagy and apoptosis of infected macrophages and prevents engulfment of host cell by phagocytes.
Ma Y, Pei Q, Zhang L, et al. Am J Transl Res. 2018; 10(9):2929-2939.
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Molecular detection mutation of rpoB gene Mycobacterium leprae in relapse and default of leprosy patient in Jayapura City, Papua.
Maladan Y, Lestari WCS, Tanjung R, et al.
Health science journal of Indonesia. 2018; 9(1):31-36.
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An enhanced regimen as post-exposure chemoprophylaxis for leprosy: PEP++.
Mieras LF, Taal AT, van Brakel WH, et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2018 Oct 5;18(1):506.
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Evaluation of mast cell profile in the skin lesions of leprosy.
Mohit, Dixit S, Sharma R, et al. Annals of international medical and dental research. 2018; 4(6):5-8.
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Alternate anti-leprosy regimen for multidrug therapy refractory leprosy: A retrospective study from a tertiary care center in North India.
Narang T, Bishnoi A, Dogra S, et al. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2018.
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The analysis of influences of family stress factors with ABCX theory on family with leprosy in Jombang Regency, East Java.
Nasrudin, Yusuf A, Hargono R, et al. The 2nd Joint International Conferences. 2018; 2(2):264-270.
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The effectiveness of group couselling on the person-centered theory to improve the self – esteem of persons effected by leprosy in Bankrang colony Phitsanulok Province.
Phusem W, NaRanong L, Wongtim S. Journal of nursing and health sciences. 2018; 12(1S):121-132.
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Impact of community-based adherence support on treatment outcomes for tuberculosis, leprosy and HIV/AIDS-infected individuals in post-Ebola Liberia.
Rogers JH, Jabateh L, Beste J, et al. Glob Health Action. 2018; 11(1):1522150.
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Erythema nodosum leprosum triggered by antecedent influenza vaccine and respiratory tract infection: A case report.
Sandre MK, Poenaru SM, Boggild AK. J Cutan Med Surg. 2018.
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Self acceptance as self esteem predictor in leprosy patients.
Sari DAKW, Erawati. The 2nd Joint International Conferences. 2018; 2(2):198-205.
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Potential of AKR1B10 as a biomarker and therapeutic target in type 2 leprosy reaction.
Soares CT, Fachin LRV, Trombone APF, et al. Front Med (Lausanne). 2018; 5:263.
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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) as a potential point of care laboratory test for leprosy diagnosis-A systematic review.
Tatipally S, Srikantam A, Kasetty S. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018; 3(4):107.
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Widespread dermatophytosis in a patient treated for leprosy type II reactional state after MDT/WHO-MB release.
Tavares Rodrigues F, Pereira Cardozo MR, da Costa Nery JA. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg. 2018; 99(4):813-814.
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The resurgence of leprosy in India: Findings from a survey assessing medical professionals' knowledge and preparedness.
Thangaraju P, Venkatesan S, Selvan TT, et al. Educ Health Prof. 2018; 1(1):24-27.
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Leprosy in children under 15 years of age in Brazil: A systematic review of the literature.
Vieira MCA, Nery JS, Paixão ES, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018; 12(10):e0006788.
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Distribution of CD4+RORg-T Th17 and CD25+ FOXP3+ Treg in leprosy patients with reversal reaction.
Yuniati R, Riawan W, Widasmara D, et al. JPAD. 2-18; 28(2):123-128.
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Intrinsic activation of the vitamin D antimicrobial pathway by M. leprae infection is inhibited by type I IFN.
Zavala K, Gottlieb CA, Teles RM, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018; 12(10):e0006815.
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Journals & Newsletters



Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development: http://dcidj.org/

Hansenologia Internationalis: http://www.ilsl.br/revista/atual.php

Indian Journal of Leprosy: http://www.ijl.org.in/index.html 

Leprosy Review: https://www.lepra.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/volume-89
Leprosy Review Repository (1928-2001) : http://leprev.ilsl.br/arquivo.php

Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases: http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/
Revista de Leprología:
WHO Goodwill Ambassador's Newsletter for the elimination of leprosy:




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