Sunday, June 4, 2017

(LML) Infolep monthly mail with the latest publications on leprosy - June 2017

Leprosy Mailing List – June 4,  2017

Ref.: (LML)  Infolep monthly mail with the latest publications on leprosy - June 2017

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Dear friends and colleagues, 
Below you will find our monthly selection of recent publications on leprosy and related subjects.
Feel free to contact me ( to receive the full text versions if a link to the full text is not included or for assistance with your literature research. Have I missed something? Please let me know.

With kind regards,
Jiske Erlings
Infolep Information specialist




Highlighted publications



Integrating neglected tropical diseases into global health and development: fourth WHO report on neglected tropical diseases.
Geneva: World Health Organization. 2017
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Global Leprosy Strategy 2016–2020. Accelerating towards a leprosy-free world. Monitoring and Evaluation Guide.
New Delhi: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia. 2017.
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International textbook of leprosy.
Scollard DM, Gillis TP.
American Leprosy Missions. 2016.
Now online - with new chapters!



New publications



Assessment of the sensory and physical limitations imposed by leprosy in a Brazilian Amazon Population.
Aben-Athar CYUP, Lima SS, Ishak R, et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017 Mar-Apr;50(2):223-228.
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Dermoscopy of histoid leprosy: a case report.
Ankad BS, Sakhare PS. Dermatol Pract Concept.
2017 Apr 30;7(2):63-65.
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qPCR-High resolution melt analysis for drug susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium leprae directly from clinical specimens of leprosy patients.
Araujo S, Goulart LR, Truman RW, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017 Jun 1;11(6):e0005506.
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In situ complement activation and T-cell immunity in leprosy spectrum: An immunohistological study on leprosy lesional skin.
Bahia El Idrissi N, Iyer AM, Ramaglia V, et al.
PLoS One. 2017 May 15;12(5):e0177815.
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The cross-cutting contribution of the end of neglected tropical diseases to the sustainable development goals.
Bangert M, Molyneux DH, Lindsay SW, et al. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Apr 4;6(1):73.
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Leprosy in children.
Barreto JG, Frade MAC, Bernardes Filho F, et al.
Curr Infect Dis Rep. 2017 Jun;19(6):23.
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Tenosynovitis: an unusual presentation of leprosy.
Baveja S, Bisht PB, Sood A. Int J Mycobacteriol.
2017 Apr-Jun;6(2):196-198.
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Magnetic resonance imaging in pure neural leprosy.
Beltrame A, Barabino G, Cicciò C, et al.
Int J Infect Dis. 2017 May 3.
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Prevalence of autoantibodies against cellular antigens in patients with HIV and leprosy coinfection in the Amazon region.
Bichara CNC, Bichara CDA, Tostes C, et al. Infect Dis Poverty.
2017 Jun 1;6(1):80.
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Cytokines as biomarkers to monitoring the impact of multidrug therapy in immune response of leprosy patients.
Cassirer-Costa F, Medeiros NI, Chaves AT, et al. Cytokine.
2017 May 29;97:42-48.
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Leprosy: an urgent need to step up surveillance.
Dev S, Jain T, Sivaprakasam P, et al. Indian J Community Med. 2017 Apr-Jun;42(2):120-121.
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[Hansen's disease in Israel].
Gilead L, Wexler R. Harefuah.
2016 Oct;155(10):632-636.
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[Analysis of the geographical distribution of cases of leprosy. Rio de Janeiro, 2001-2012].
Gracie R, Peixoto JNB, Soares FBDR, et al. Cien Saude Colet. 2017 May;22(5):1695-1704. Portuguese. 
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The intergenic recombinant HLA-B46:01 has a distinctive peptidome that includes KIR2DL3 ligands.
Hilton HG, McMurtrey CP, Han AS, et al. Cell Rep. 2017 May 16;19(7):1394-1405.
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Presence of Mycobacterium leprae genotype 4 in environmental waters in Northeast Brazil.
Holanda MV, Marques LEC, Macedo MLB, et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017 Mar-Apr;50(2):216-222.
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An Employee With Undiagnosed Leprosy: Are Other Employees at Risk?
Lurati AR. Workplace Health Saf. 2017 May 1.
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Autologous Platelet-rich Fibrin Matrix in Non-healing Trophic Ulcers in Patients with Hansen's Disease.
Nagaraju U, Sundar PK, Agarwal P, et al. J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2017 Jan-Mar;10(1):3-7.
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Leprosy in Southern Brazil: a twenty-year epidemiological profile.
Nazario AP, Ferreira J, Schuler-Faccini L, et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017 Mar-Apr;50(2):251-255.
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Towards leprosy elimination by 2020: forecasts of epidemiological indicators of leprosy in Corrientes, a province of northeastern Argentina that is a pioneer in leprosy elimination.
Odriozola Elisa Petri de et al. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2017 June;112(6).
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Expression of interleukin-1β and interleukin-6 in leprosy reactions in patients with human immunodeficiency virus coinfection.
Pires CAA, Quaresma JAS, de Souza Aarão TL, et al. Acta Trop. 2017 May 13;172:213-216. 
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The lived experience of patients with leprosy at Kagando hospital, Uganda.
Raphael BM, Cumber SN, Niyonzima V, et al. Public Health International.
2017 Feb 23;2(2):67-74.
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Analysis of clinical data and T helper 1/T helper 2 responses in patients with different clinical forms of leprosy.
Rodrigues RWP, Ribeiro AB, Berber GCM, et al. Rev Soc Bras Med Trop. 2017 Mar-Apr;50(2):209-215.
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A clinical study of ocular manifestations of leprosy.
Subha L, Ravikumar R, Palanimuthukumaran PM.
RJMAS. 2017 April;1(2).
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Development of a potent invigorator of immune responses endowed with both preventive and therapeutic properties.
Talwar GP, Gupta JC, Mustafa AS, et al. Biologics. 2017 May 2;11:55-63.
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A case of subcutaneous phaeohyphomycosis associated with leprosy.
M R Teixeira M, B Assunção C, R Gomes R, et al. Infect Disord Drug Targets. 2017 May 30.
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Journals & Newsletters



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Hansenologia Internationalis:

Indian Journal of Leprosy: 

Leprosy Review:
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Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases:
Revista de Leprología:
WHO Goodwill Ambassador's Newsletter for the elimination of leprosy: 




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