Tuesday, August 6, 2019

FW: (LML) Infolep monthly overview of new publications on leprosy - August 2019


Leprosy Mailing List – August 6,  2019

Ref.:  (LML)   Infolep monthly overview of new publications on leprosy - August 2019

From:  Jiske Erlings, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Dear colleagues,


Infolep provides scientists, professionals and others working in the field of leprosy with up to date knowledge and information to support their daily work. 
Every month we send you an overview of (scientific) publications on leprosy recently added to the Infolep website. To search the full collection, please visit www.leprosy-information.org.

Coming soon: A new website for Infolep! The Infolep team is currently working hard on a brand-new website. Stay tuned. You will read all about it in the next Infolep update. 
With warm regards,

Jiske Erlings

Infolep Coordinator & Information Officer




Highlighted publications, tools & websites



The missing billion : Access to health services for 1 billion people with disabilities.
Kuper H, Heydt P. LSHTM. 2019. 
One billion people around the world live with disabilities. This report makes the case that they are being "left behind" in the global community's work on health.
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New publications



Meeting report: the Leprosy Research Initiative Spring Meeting. 
Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):183–200.
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The cell fate regulator NUPR1 is induced by Mycobacterium leprae via type I interferon in human leprosy. R Andrade P, Mehta M, Lu J, et al. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Jul 25;13(7):e0007589. 
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Resistance as a cause for chronic steroid dependent ENL - a novel paradigm with potential implications in management. 
Arora P, Sardana K, Agarwal A, Lavinia M. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):201– 205.
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Epidemiological model for pediatrics patients with leprosy infection.
Badeji–Ajisafe, B., Victor, A., & Omotola, A. Int J of Trop Dis & H. 2019;37(1): 1-9. 
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Image Gallery: Clofazimine-induced hyperpigmentation of leprosy plaques.
Bishnoi A, Chatterjee D, Narang T, Dogra S. Br J Dermatol. 2019 Jul 7.
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The role of tibialis posterior tendon transfer in foot drop by circumtibial route and evaluation of the results according to criteria
Chaurasia RK. Int Surgery J. 2019. 
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Intact Mycobacterium leprae isolated from placenta of a pregnant woman, China.
Chen Z, Kuang Y, Jiang H, et al. Emerg Infect Dis. 2019 Aug;25(8):1604-1607.
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Childhood leprosy in the light of global leprosy strategy 2016-2020.
Devi K, Renu V, Asokan N. Ind J Lepr. 2019;91:1-6.
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Pleiotropic effects for Parkin and LRRK2 in leprosy type-1 reactions and Parkinson's disease.
Fava VM, Xu YZ, Lettre G. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 Jul 15.
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Primary neural leprosy mimicking rheumatological disorders.
Freitas RCS, Pereira CAZ, Muri NT, et al. Rev Assoc Med Bras (1992). 2019 Jul 22;65(6):767-770.
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Leprosy-a raging persistent enigma.
Galhotra A, Panigrahi SK, Pal A. J Family Med Prim Care. 2019 Jun;8(6):1863-1866.
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Innovative methods for leprosy new case detection by tent awareness programmes in an urban setting in India.
Govindharaj P, John AS. da Silva MCD, Paz EPA. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):
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Leprosy in French Guiana 2007-2014: a re-emerging public health problem.
Graille J, Blaizot R, Darrigade AS, et al. Br J Dermatol. 2019 Jul 8
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Histoid Leprosy: de novo case with atypical presentation.
Hans T, Agarwal S, Yadav S, Choudhary A. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):215-221.
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Cell biology of intracellular adaptation of Mycobacterium leprae in the peripheral nervous system.
Hess S, Rambukkana A. Microbiol Spectr. 2019 Jul;7(4).
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Contact tracing of leprosy patients using modified family motivation card (MFMC) in a low-endemic state of India. 
Hirevenkangoudar AL, Palit A, Inamadar AC. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):
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Impact of General health volunteers on leprosy control in Nimba County, Liberia: an experience from the Ganta Leprosy Rehabilitation Centre over 2013– 2015.
Kasang C, Krishnan SN, Menkor N, Puchner K. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2): 161-166.
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DNA gyrase could be a crucial regulatory factor for growth and survival of Mycobacterium leprae.
Kim H, Fukutomi Y, Nakajima C, et al. Sci Rep. 2019 Jul 25;9(1):10815.
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A systematic review of adverse drug reactions associated with Thalidomide in the treatment of erythema nodosum leprosum.
Mahmoud M, Walker SL. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):142–160.
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Asymptomatic filariasis and leprosy co-morbidity in a patient with suspected Guillain–Barrè syndrome: the first case report of an incidental finding in a slit-skin smear.
Nag S, Gupta S, Sisodia J. Access Microb. 2019. 
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Socioeconomic determinants of leprosy new case detection in the 100 Million Brazilian Cohort: a population-based linkage study.
Nery JS, Ramond A, Pescarini JM, et al. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jul 18. pii: S2214-109X(19)30260-8.
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The first report of pure neuritic leprosy with involvement of the anterior femoral cutaneous nerve.
Neto FBA, Neto RA, Cardoso LMC. Neurol Int. 2019 Jun 18;11(2):8001.
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Quantifying risk factors to guide progress towards leprosy elimination.
Pandey A, Galvani AP. Lancet Glob Health. 2019 Jul 18.
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Utility of multiplex PCR for early diagnosis and household contact surveillance for leprosy.
Pathak VK, Singh I, Turankar RP, et al. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019 Jun 20.
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Autonomic dysfunction in leprosy: are we overlooking an early diagnostic sign?
Pawar M. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):206– 209.
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Spontaneously occurring chronic non-healing cutaneous ulcers in an Indian male.
Pawar M, Zawar P. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):222-226.
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Wanda Błeńska and the program of leprosy treatment in Uganda.
Polak A. Clinics in Dermatology. 2019.
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Suggested protocol for the management of leprosy by primary health-care clinicians.
Ramasamy R. Curr Med Issues 2019;17:6-9.
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Use of validated severity scales for measurement of lepra reactions.
Rana DSJB, Dulal S. Ind J Lepr. 2019; 91:55-63.
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Negative specificity for DSF70 in ANA positive leprosy sera.
Ribeiro SLE, Nunes GPS, de Freitas HEG, et al. Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Jul 5.
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Clinical and epidemiological indicators and spatial analysis of leprosy cases in patients under 15 years old in an endemic area of Northeast Brazil: an ecological and time series study.
Santos MB, Santos ADD, Barreto AS, et al. BMJ Open. 2019 Jul 27;9(7):e023420.
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Interesting and unusual presentation(s) of leprosy resulting in delayed diagnosis.
Saraswat N, Agerwal R, Chopra A. Ind J Lepr. 2019;91:47-54.
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A panorama of the health situation in Brazil's Federal District, 2005 to 2017. 
Sellera PEG, Morais Neto OL, Vasconcelos AMN, et al. Cien Saude Colet. 2019 Jun 27;24(6):2009-2020.
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Experiences of people affected by leprosy in the health services: a hermeneutic approach.
da Silva MCD, Paz EPA. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):172–182.
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[A life and death of the leprosy patients in Joseon Society considered from the anthropological perspective]. 
Shin DH, Shin EK. Anat Biol Anthropol. 2019 Jun;32(2):53-59. 
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Physical disabilities due to leprosy in Alagoas State, Northeast Brazil: a temporal and spatial modeling.
de Souza CDF et al. Rev. Soc. Bras. Med. Trop., 2019, e20180540.
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A clinico-epidemiological scenario of leprosy at a tertiary care centre in sub-Himalayan region: A seven year retrospective study.
Tegta GR, Verma GK, Verma K. Ind J Lepr. 2019;91:7-16.
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Aspectos nutricionais de pessoas acometidas por hanseníase, entre 2001 e 2014, em municípios do semiárido brasileiro / Nutritional aspects of people affected by leprosy, between 2001 and 2014, in semi-arid Brazilian municipalities.
Teixeira CSS, Medeiros DS, Alencar CH, et al. Cien Saude Colet. 2019 Jul 22;24(7):2431-2441.
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Does social vulnerability define the risk of leprosy in an endemic region? A time trend analysis in leprosy-endemic area.
Verma P, Kumari P. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2019 Aug;33(8):1447.
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Lepromatous leprosy mimicking basal cell carcinoma
Watson T, Jenkinson HA, Kilmas NK, Mays SR. Lepr Rev. 2019;90(2):210– 214.
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Study of clinical spectrum and factors associated with disabilities in leprosy: A ten year retrospective analysis. 
Williams A, Thomas EA, Bhatia A. Ind J Lepr. 2019;91:37-45.
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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/leprosy-review-index
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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