Tuesday, November 14, 2017

(LML) INFOLEP monthly overview of new publications on leprosy, November 2017


Leprosy Mailing List – November 14,  2017

Ref.: (LML) INFOLEP monthly overview of new publications on leprosy, November 2017  

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dear Pieter,

Greetings from Infolep!

Do you know that the Infolep (www.leprosy-information.org) portal gives you access to over 27,200 publications on leprosy? The purpose of this monthly newsletter is to inform you about 
recent publications on leprosy and related subjects. Do you have any leprosy research or training material you would like to share? Please send me an e-mail.

Feel free to contact me to receive the full text versions if a link to the full text is not provided. Assistance with your literature research is also possible.

With kind regards,

Jiske Erlings, jerlings@leprastichting.nl
Infolep Information officer





Highlighted publications



A guide for surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in leprosy: 2017 update
WHO SEARO, 2017. Download PDF

Leprosy Review
Volume 88, issue 3, October 2017. Read online

Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition : Volume 6. Major Infectious Diseases.
World Bank report, 2017. Read online

TB Stigma measurement and elimination
IJTLD Volume 21, Supplement 1, 1 November 2017. Read online



New publications



Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and leprosy: An unsolved mystery.
Al-Mendalawi MD. Lung India. 2017 Nov-Dec;34(6):579-580.
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Analysis of CTLA-4+49A/G gene polymorphism in cases with leprosy of Azerbaijan, Northwest Iran.
Almasi S, Aliparasti MR, Naghili B, et al. Infect Genet Evol. 2017 Nov 2. pii: S1567-1348(17)30381-7.
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Insights from the Genome Sequence of Mycobacterium lepraemurium: Massive Gene Decay and Reductive Evolution.
Benjak A, Honap TP, Avanzi C, et al. MBio. 2017 Oct 17;8(5).
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Neglected tropical diseases in Brazilian children and adolescents: data analysis from 2009 to 2013.
Brandão E, Romero S, da Silva MAL, et al. Infect Dis Poverty. 2017 Nov 3;6(1):154.
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Positive Diagnosis of Ancient Leprosy and Tuberculosis Using Ancient DNA and Lipid Biomarkers.
Donoghue H, Taylor G, Stewart G, et al. Diversity. 2017; 9(4):46.
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Empowerment Leprosy Sufferer Patients in Kupang City.
Elim RV. Jurnal Pengabdian Masyarakat Peternakan. 2017; 2(1):54-60.
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Effectiveness of rifampicin chemoprophylaxis in preventing leprosy in patient contacts: a systematic review of quantitative and qualitative evidence.
Ferreira SMB, Yonekura T, Ignotti E, et al. JBI Database System Rev Implement Rep. 2017; 15(10):2555-2584.
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Peripheral Nerve Stimulation for Painful Mononeuropathy Secondary to Leprosy: A 12-Month Follow-Up Study.
Freitas TDS, Fonoff ET, Marquez Neto OR, et al. Neuromodulation. 2017 Oct 29.
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Towards global elimination of leprosy.
Hatami H. Journal of health in the field. 2017; 5(2).
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Leprosy in pre-Norman Suffolk, UK: biomolecular and geochemical analysis of the woman from Hoxne.
Inskip S, Taylor MG, Anderson S, et al. J. Med. Microbiol. 2017.
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Role of mast cells in leprosy- A study of 62 cases.
Jindal S, Manjari M, Girdhar M. Journal of evolution of medical and dental sciences. 2017; 6(75):5328-5331.
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Leprosy presenting with iridocyclitis: A diagnostic dilemma.
Kaushik J, Jain VK, Singh Parihar JK, et al. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2017; 12(4):437-439.
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Possible cases of leprosy from the Late Copper Age (3780-3650 cal BC) in Hungary.
Köhler K, Marcsik A, Zádori P, et al. PLoS One. 2017 Oct 12;12(10):e0185966.
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Emerging concept on peripheral nerve damage in leprosy.
Kumar V. International journal of research studies in medical and health sciences. 2017; 2(7):8-18.
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Molecular detection of multi drug resistant Mycobacterium leprae from Indian leprosy patients.
Lavania M, Singh I, Turankar RP, et al. J Glob Antimicrob Resist. 2017 Oct 30. pii: S2213-7165(17)30197-2.
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Early human migrations (c. 13,000 years ago) or Post-contact Europeans for the earliest spread of Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis to the Americas.
Mark S. Interdiscip Perspect Infect Dis. 2017.
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The Physicochemical Basis of Clofazimine-Induced Skin Pigmentation.
Murashov MD, LaLone V, Rzeczycki PM, et al. J Invest Dermatol. 2017 Oct 14.
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T-cell regulation in Erythema Nodosum Leprosum.
Negera E, Walker SL, Bobosha K, et al. 2017; 11(10):e0006001.
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Clinico-pathological features of erythema nodosum leprosum: A case-control study at ALERT hospital, Ethiopia.
Negera E, Walker SL, Girma S, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2017; 11(10):e0006011.
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Diffuse Multibacillary Leprosy of Lucio and Latapí with Lucio's Phenomenon, Peru.
Ramal C, Casapía M, Marin J, et al. Emerg. Infect. Dis. 2017; 23(11).
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Autochthonous Leprosy without Armadillo Exposure, Eastern United States.
Rendini T, Levis W. Emerging Infect. Dis. 2017; 23(11):1928.
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Prevalence of leprosy cases.
da Santos DAS, Spessatto LB, Melo LS, et al. Journal of nursing UFPE on line. 2017; 11(Suppl. 10):4045-4055.
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Economic Access of Lepers.
Sekarningrum B, Muljadji Y, Yunita D. Review of Integrative Business and Economics Research. 2017; 6(s1):395-401.
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A hypothetical role for Notch signaling pathway in immunopathogenesis of leprosy.
Serrano-Coll H, Acevedo-Saenz L, Cardona-Castro N. Med. Hypotheses. 2017; 109:162-169.
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Detection of Mycobacterium leprae in nasal samples of contactants younger than 15 years old of leprosy cases.
Silva CS, Lourenço DSD, Campelo TA, et al. Sociedade Brasileira De Microbiologia. 2017.
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Target-Pathogen: a structural bioinformatics approach to prioritize drug targets in pathogens.
Sosa EJ, Burguener G, Lanzarotti E, et al. Nucleic Acids Res. 2017 Nov 2.
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Leprosy Associated with Atypical Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Nicaragua and Honduras.
Soto LA, Caballero N, Fuentes LR, et al. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2017 Oct;97(4):1103-1110.
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IL-37 and leprosy: A novel cytokine involved in the host response to Mycobacterium leprae infection.
de Sousa JR, Prudente RL, Dias Junior LB. Cytokine. 2017.
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Histomorphometric approach to differentiate skin lesions of tuberculoid leprosy from sarcoidosis.
Utino FL, Damiani GV, Garcia M, et al. J Cutan Pathol. 2017 Oct 25.
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Mycobacterium lepromatosis Lepromatous Leprosy in US Citizen Who Traveled to Disease-Endemic Areas.
Virk A, Pritt B, Patel R, et al. Emerging Infect. Dis. 2017; 23(11):1864-1866.
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The safety of influenza vaccine in clinically cured leprosy patients in China.
Zheng Y, Chen L, Zou J, et al. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2017 Oct 31:0.
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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-88
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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