Tuesday, September 4, 2018

(LML) Infolep New Publications on Leprosy, September 2018

Leprosy Mailing List – September 4,  2018

Ref.:   (LML) Infolep New Publications on Leprosy, September 2018

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dear Pieter,

On a monthly basis we keep you up-to-date with scientific publications on leprosy and related subjects, 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.
Please send us your new publications for inclusion in the portal and newsletter.

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. English, French.

WHO Guidelines on leprosy diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

Battling exclusion: giving a voice to women affected by leprosy.
Cruz A. OpenGlobalRights. 2018.

UN Report of the Special Rapporteur on the elimination of discrimination against persons affected by leprosy and their family members - A/HRC/38/42
Download in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish



New publications



Epidemiology and spatiotemporal patterns of leprosy detection in the State of Bahia, Brazilian Northeast region, 2001–2014.
Amorim de Souza E, Fuentes Ferreira A, Heukelbach J, et al. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2018; 3(79):16.
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Classification of leprosy – From past to present.
Arif T, Dorjay K, Adil M, et al. Journal of Pakistan Association of Dermatologists. 2018; 28(1):95-99.
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Equitable health: let's stick together as we address global discrimination, prejudice and stigma.
Babyar J. Arch Public Health. 2018 Aug 22;76:44.
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Seasonality of the hospitalizations at a dermatologic ward (2007-2017).
Brito LAR, Nascimento ACMD, Marque C, et al. An Bras Dermatol. 2018. Sep-Oct;93(5):755-758.
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Experts fear a resurgence of leprosy in India.
Cousins S. Lancet. 2018 Aug 25;392(10148):624-625.
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Genetic Susceptibility to Leprosy-From Classic Immune-Related Candidate Genes to Hypothesis-Free, Whole Genome Approaches.
Cambri G, Mira MT. Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 20;9:1674.
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Probing the structure-function relationship of Mycobacterium leprae HSP18 under different UV radiations.
Chakraborty A, Nandi SK, Panda AK, et al.  Int J Biol Macromol. 2018 Jul 25;119:604-616.
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Human genetics of mycobacterial disease.
Dallmann-Sauer M, Correa-Macedo W, Schurr E. Mamm Genome. 2018 Aug 16.
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Leprosy in individuals under the age of fifteen in priority cities, Mato Grosso, Brazil.
de Freitas BHBM, Xavier DR, Cortela DDCB, et al. Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2018; 21:e180016.
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New therapeutic patents used for the treatment of leprosy: a review.
Gomes Lima Santos N, Perez Pereira Ramos K, Shanmugam S, et al. Epidemiol. Infect. 2018:1-4.
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Anti-leprosy drug Clofazimine binds to human Raf1 kinase inhibitory protein and enhances ERK phosphorylation.
Guo C, Chang T, Sun T et al. Acta Biochim. Biophys. Sin. (Shanghai). 2018.
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Study on disability limitation, rehabilitation and social needs of persons affected by leprosy in Kurnool division of Kurnool district.
Guthi VR, Sreedevi A. Int J Community Med Public Health. 2018; 5(8):3526-3531.
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Langerin (CD207)-positive cells in leprosy: Possible implications for pathogenesis of the disease with special emphasis on dermal immunoreactivity.
Hirai KE, Silva LM, de Sousa JR, et al. Microb. Pathog. 2018; 124:1-4.
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Childhood leprosy - still a problem in the era of elimination!
Khanna N, Rai M, Yadav S. Int. J. Infect. Dis. 2018; 73:156.
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Complement receptor 1 (CR1, CD35) association with susceptibility to leprosy.
Kretzschmar GC, Oliveira LC, Nisihara RM, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018; 12(8):e0006705.
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Mandating nerve biopsy- a step towards personalizing therapy in pure neuritic leprosy.
Kulshreshtha D, Malhotra KP, Malhotra HS, et al. J. Peripher. Nerv. Syst. 2018.
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Manifestations of leprosy in an urban Ugandan hospital.
Kyebambe PS, Mugabe F, Ochola B. Int. J. Infect. Dis. 2018; 73:344-345.
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Neglected tropical diseases and vitamin B12: a review of the current evidence.
Layden AJ, Täse K, Finkelstein JL.Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Aug 28.
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Monitoring and detection of leprosy patients in Southwest China: A retrospective study, 2010-2014.
Le W, Haiqin J, Danfeng H, et al. Sci Rep. 2018; 8(1):11407.
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Epidemiological and geographical characterization of leprosy in a Brazilian hyperendemic municipality.
Marciano LHSC, Belone AFF, Rosa PS, et al. Cad Saude Publica. 2018 Aug 20;34(8):e00197216.
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IgM Anti PGL-1 Antibody Level in Patients with Leprosy: A Comparative Study between Ear Lobes Capillary and Median Cubital Vein Blood Samples.
Nasution K, Nadeak K, Lubis SR. Open Access Maced J Med Sci. 2018; 6:1-3.
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Geoepidemiological Profile of Leprosy in Rondônia, Brazil.
Paraguassú-Chaves CA, da Neto LSL, de Albuquerque LCC, et al. IJAERS. 2018; 5(7):151-164.
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Acute renal failure by rapidly progressive glomerulonephritis with IgA deposition in a patient concomitantly diagnosed with multibacillary Hansen's disease: a case report.
Parente YDM, Castro AL, Araújo FB, et al. J Bras Nefrol. 2018 Aug 23.
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Neurological assessment and degree of disability of leprosy patients: observation at diagnosis and at discharge.
Pires CAA, Bandeira SS, Rocha GF, et al. Int Arch Med. 2018; 11(32):1-7.
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Whole blood profiling of leprosy type 1(reversal) reactions highlights prominence of innate immune response genes.
Rêgo JL, de Lima Santana N, Machado PRL, et al. BMC Infect. Dis. 2018; 18(1):422.
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A 13-Year-Old with Coexistence of Gastric Volvulus and Leprosy: A Case Report of Two Rare Entities.
Schneider J, Mays R. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2018; 2018:5.
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Mycobacterium leprae-induced nerve damage: direct and indirect mechanisms.
Serrano-Coll H, Salazar-Peláez L, Acevedo-Saenz L, et al. Pathog Dis. 2018.
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Comparative study of knowledge and awareness about leprosy among medical college students pre and post state leprosy sensitisation program in Mewat, Haryana, India.
Sharma A, Garima G, Sharma N, et al. J Clin Diagn Res. 2018; 12(8):BC29 - BC32.
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Identification of novel open reading frames in the intergenic regions of Mycobacterium leprae genome and detection of transcript by qRT-PCR.
Microb Pathog. 2018 Aug 30. pii: S0882-4010(18)30948-3.
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Molecular docking and simulation study for synthesis of alternative dapsone derivative as a newer antileprosy drug in multidrug therapy.
Swain SS, Paidesetty SK, Dehury B
, et al. J. Cell. Biochem. 2018. 
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Interleukin-10 Producing Regulatory B Cells Transformed CD4(+)CD25(-) Into Tregs and Enhanced Regulatory T Cells Function in Human Leprosy.
Tarique M, Naz H, Kurra SV, et al. Front Immunol. 2018 Jul 23;9:1636.
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Effect of Sudarshan Kriya Yoga on oxidative stress and antioxidant status in leprosy patients before and after intervention.
Vagga A, Akarte NR. Int J Recent Sci Res. 2018; 9(7):28057-28061.
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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:



Websites & Services



WHO Global Leprosy Programme
http://www.who.int/lep/en/ &

The Global Partnership for Zero leprosy

LML - Leprosy Mailing List - a free moderated email list that allows all persons interested in this theme to share ideas, information, experiences and questions.

InfoNTD - Information on cross-cutting issues in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) https://www.infontd.org/



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