Monday, June 9, 2014

(LML) Infoleps Choice of new (e)-publications on leprosy June 2014

Leprosy Mailing List – June 9,  2014 

Ref.:  (LML)  Infoleps Choice of new (e)-publications on leprosy June 2014

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam the Netherlands


Dear Pieter,


Greetings from Infolep!

Below you will find a selection of recent publications on leprosy. Feel free to contact me to receive the full text versions. Do note that titles between [ ] are not in English.

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Jiske Erlings

INFOLEP Information specialist


New Journal Articles


Adhikari B, Kaehler N, Chapman RS, Raut S, Roche P.

Factors Affecting Perceived Stigma in Leprosy Affected Persons in Western Nepal. PLoS Negl Trop

Dis. 2014 Jun 5;8(6):e2940.

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Arora S, Baveja S, Sood A, Arora G.

Containing leprosy: Current epidemiological status, detection and management strategies, and experiences at a tertiary level center. Astrocyte. 2014;1(1):23-7.

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Barras V, Greub G.
History of biological warfare and bioterrorism. Clin Microbiol Infect. 2014 Jun 4. doi: 10.1111/1469-0691.12706.

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Bobosha K, Tjon Kon Fat EM, van den Eeden SJ, Bekele Y, van der Ploeg-van Schip JJ, de Dood CJ, Dijkman K, Franken KL, Wilson L, Aseffa A, Spencer JS,

Ottenhoff TH, Corstjens PL, Geluk A.

Field-Evaluation of a New Lateral Flow Assay for Detection of Cellular and Humoral Immunity against Mycobacterium leprae. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May 8;8(5):e2845.

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Bobosha K, Wilson L, van Meijgaarden KE, Bekele Y, Zewdie M, van der Ploeg-van Schip JJ, Abebe M, Hussein J, Khadge S, Neupane KD, Hagge DA, Jordanova ES, Aseffa A,

Ottenhoff TH, Geluk A.
T-cell regulation in lepromatous leprosy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr 10;8(4):e2773.

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Chaabane H, Chami I, Ayedi L, Amouri M, Masmoudi A, Boudaya S, Boudawara T, Mseddi M, Turki H.

[Chronic borderline tuberculoid leprosy]. Ann Dermatol Venereol. 2014 May;141(5):399-401.

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Cordeiro TL, Frade MA, Barros AR, Foss NT.
Baropodometric Evaluations and Sensitivity Alterations in Plantar Ulcer Formation in Leprosy. Int J Low Extrem Wounds. 2014 May 25. pii: 1534734614536034.

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Félix Richard de Lima M, de Souza Campos BB.
Leprosy: A Diagnostic Trap for Dermatopathologists Even in Endemic Areas. Am J Dermatopathol. 2014 Jun;36(6):523-526.

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Goncalves A.

Realities of leprosy control: updating scenarios. Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2013 Sep;16(3):611-621. Portuguese, English. PubMed PMID: 24896275.

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Hundeiker M, Bassukas ID.
[The Forthcoming History of Leprosy.]. Pneumologie. 2014 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] German.

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Jain P, Khare V, Koshti A, Malik B, Bhimte B.

Serum zinc level estimation- comparision between normal control and in leprosy patients. Int J Biol Med Res. 2014;5:3847-49.

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Jain S,  Mishra M, Jain V, Balpande L.

A retrospective study of epidemiological trends of leprosy in an urban leprosy centre of Madhya Pradesh. National Journal of Community Medicine 5.1 (2014): 114-117. Web. National Journal Of Community Medicine.

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Kamath S, Vaccaro SA, Rea TH, Ochoa MT.
Recognizing and managing the immunologic reactions in leprosy. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2014 Apr 23. pii:S0190-9622(14)01268-7.
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Kappagoda S, Ioannidis JP.
Prevention and control of neglected tropical diseases: overview of randomized trials, systematic reviews and meta-analyses. Bull World Health Organ. 2014 May 1;92(5):356-366C.

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Karimkhani C, Boyers LN, Prescott L, Welch V, Delamere FM, Nasser M, Zaveri A, Hay RJ, Vos T, Murray CJ, Margolis DJ, Hilton J, Maclehose H, Williams HC, Dellavalle RP.
Global Burden of Skin Disease as Reflected in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. JAMA Dermatol. 2014 May 7.
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Martinez AN, Talhari C, Moraes MO, Talhari S.

PCR-based techniques for leprosy diagnosis: from the laboratory to the clinic. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Apr 10;8(4):e2655.

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Mendum TA, Schuenemann VJ, Roffey S, Taylor GM, Wu H, Singh P, Tucker K, Hinds J, Cole ST, Kierzek AM, Nieselt K, Krause J, Stewart GR.
Mycobacterium leprae genomes from a British medieval leprosy hospital: towards understanding an

ancient epidemic. BMC Genomics. 2014 Apr 8;15(1):270

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Monteiro LD, Alencar CH, Barbosa JC, Novaes CC, Silva RD, Heukelbach J.

Limited activity and social participation after hospital discharge from leprosy treatment in a hyperendemic area in north Brazil. Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2014 Mar;17(1):91-104. Portuguese, English.

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Ramos JM, Alonso-Castañeda B, Eshetu D, Lemma D, Reyes F, Belinchón I, Górgolas M.
Prevalence and characteristics of neuropathic pain in leprosy patients treated years ago. Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Jun 3:2047773214Y0000000140.

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Rivoire BL, Groathouse NA, TerLouw S, Neupane KD, Ranjit C, Sapkota BR, Khadge S, Kunwar CB, Macdonald M, Hawksworth R, Thapa MB, Hagge DA, Tibbals M, Smith C,

Dube T, She D, Wolff M, Zhou E, Makhene M, Mason R, Sizemore C, Brennan PJ.

Safety and efficacy assessment of two new leprosy skin test antigens: randomized

double blind clinical study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May 29;8(5):e2811.

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Rivoire BL, TerLouw S, Groathouse NA, Brennan PJ. The Challenge of Producing

Skin Test Antigens with Minimal Resources Suitable for Human Application against a Neglected Tropical Disease; Leprosy. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 May


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Rocha-Leite CI, Borges-Oliveira R, Araújo-de-Freitas L, Machado PR, Quarantini LC.
Mental disorders in leprosy: An underdiagnosed and untreated population. J Psychosom Res. 2014 May;76(5):422-5.

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Servato JP, Barbosa De Paulo LF, De Faria PR, Cardoso SV, Loyola AM.

Oral manifestation of lepromatous leprosy: diagnosis and management. Infection. 2014 May 22.

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Silva Ada Costa, Ferreira RC, Ferreira MA, Ribeiro MT.
Association between the degree of physical impairment from leprosy and dependence in activities of daily living among the elderly in a health unit in the State of Minas Gerais. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2014 Apr;47(2):212-7. PubMed PMID: 24861296.

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Yang GJ, Liu L, Zhu HR, Griffiths SM, Tanner M, Bergquist R, Utzinger J, Zhou XN.
China's sustained drive to eliminate neglected tropical diseases. Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 May 23. pii: S1473-3099(14)70727-3.

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Journals & Newsletters


Disability, CBR and Inclusive Development (DCID), Spring 2014

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Leprosy Review, March 2014

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WHO Goodwill Ambassador’s Newsletter, April 2014

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