Wednesday, September 4, 2019

FW: (LML) New publications on leprosy. September 2019


Leprosy Mailing List – September 04,  2019

Ref.: (LML)    New publications on leprosy. September 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

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. 
From September 11 to 13, Infolep will have a booth at the International Leprosy Congress (ILC). I hope that you'll come and visit me!

With warm regards,

Jiske Erlings

Infolep Coordinator & Information Officer



Highlighted publications



Global leprosy update, 2018: moving towards a leprosyfree world.
Wkly Epidemiol Rec. 2019 Aug 30;94(35,36):389-412. English, French.
Read online

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.
Read online



New publications



Trend analysis of leprosy indicators in a hyperendemic Brazilian state, 2001-2015.
Anchieta JJS, Costa LMMD, Campos LC, et al. Rev Saude Publica. 2019 Aug 1;53:61.
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Fibrosis: a distinguishing feature in the pathology of neural leprosy.
Antunes SLG, Jardim MR, Vital RT, et al. Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz. 2019;114:e190056. 
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Development of a combined RLEP/16S rRNA (RT) qPCR assay for the detection of
viable M. leprae from nasal swab samples.

Beissner M, Woestemeier A, Saar M, et al. BMC Infect Dis. 2019 Aug 28;19(1):753. 
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Lepra histioide, una variante rara: primer reporte en Ecuador / Histioid leprosy a rare 
variant: First report in Ecuador.

Dávila-Rodríguez JJ, Rosero C, Tello S, et al. Actas Dermosifiliogr. 2019 Aug 5. 
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Archival, paleopathological and aDNA-based techniques in leprosy research and the case of Father Petrus Donders at the Leprosarium 'Batavia', Suriname.
Van Dissel JT, Pieters T, Geluk A, et al. Int J Paleopathol. 2019 Aug 17;27:1-8.
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Oro-facial manifestations in lepromatous leprosy patients in Central India: clinical findings from a
cross-sectional study.

Gupta B, Gupta S, Chaudhary M, et al. Clin Oral Investig. 2019 Aug 21.
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Application of new host biomarker profiles in quantitative point-of-care tests facilitates leprosy diagnosis in the field.
van Hooij A, van den Eeden S, Richardus R, EBioMedicine. 2019 Aug 14. 
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Invasion of human microvascular endothelial cells by Mycobacterium leprae through Mce1A protein.
Idris I, Abdurrahman AH, Fatulrachman, et al. J Dermatol. 2019 Aug 20.
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Hanseníase em menores de 15 anos no estado do Tocantins, Brasil, 2001-2012: padrão epidemiológico e tendência temporal / Hansen's disease in children under 15 years old in the state of Tocantins, Brazil, 2001-2012: epidemiological patterns and temporal trends.
Monteiro LD, Mello FRM, Miranda TP, et al.Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2019 Aug 22;22:e190047.
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Strengthen the spiritual-based family resilience to overcome the family stigma of leprosy.
Nasrudin, Yusuf A, Hargono R, Suwandi T. Ind. Jour. of Publ. Health Rese. & Develop. 2019;7:
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Public perception on gender issues and women's health care concerns related to leprosy: Implications for leprosy control program in Southeast Nigeria.
Nwankwo IU. 2019. 
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A rare cause of ulnar nerve entrapment at the elbow in a patient with leprosy.
de Oliveira AJM, Sterman H, Martins RS, et al. Autops Case Rep. 2019 Jul 12;9(3):e2019096.
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Risk factors for physical disability in patients with leprosy: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
de Paula HL, de Souza CDF, Silva SR, et al. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Aug 7. 
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Increased bone marrow-specific adipogenesis by clofazimine causes impaired
fracture healing, osteopenia and osteonecrosis without extra-skeletal effects in rats.

Porwal K, Pal S, Tewari D, et al. Toxicol Sci. 2019 Aug 8.
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The continuing relevance of leprosy.
Ramam M. JAMA Dermatol. 2019 Aug 7.
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Interventions for ulceration and other skin changes caused by nerve damage in leprosy.
Reinar LM, Forsetlund L, Lehman LF, Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2019 Jul 31;7:CD012235.
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Emergence and transmission of drug/multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium leprae in a former leprosy colony in the Brazilian Amazon.
Rosa PS, D'Espindula HRS, Melo ACL, et al.Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Jul 1. 
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Report on an unusual case of leprosy from Germany: just an exception of the rule?
Saar M, Hanus I, Huber K, et al. Infection. 2019 Aug 27.
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Leprosy - eliminated and forgotten: a case report.
Shiva Raj KC, Geetika KC, Gyawali P, et al. J Med Case Rep. 2019 Sep 1;13(1):276.
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Tuberculosis and leprosy co-infection.
Singh R. Innovative J of Med and Health Science. 2019.
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Intrapartum leprosy.
Smoot M, Volkmer R, Roth C, Cornelius B. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2019 Jun 10;32(3):431-432.
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Évidence d'une forte endémicité de la lèpre et du pian dans la commune de Balé-Loko en République centrafricaine / Evidence of high endemicity of leprosy and yaws in the municipality of Balé-Loko in the Central African Republic.
Um Boock A, Ntozo'o JP, Boua B, Vander Plaetse B. Med Sante Trop. 2019 May 1;29(2):155-158.
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Late-onset ulnar neuritis following treatment of lepromatous leprosy infection.
Wellington T, Schofield C. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2019 Aug 19;13(8):e0007684.
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Setia Sampai Terbukti: A triadic intervention in persons with leprosy to improve wellbeing and reduce stigma. 
Wutun RP, Wijaya RPC. Adv in Soc Sci, Educ and Hum Res. 2019. 
[http://Setia Sampai Terbukti: A triadic intervention in persons with leprosy to improve wellbeing and reduce stigma]Download PDF





Journals & Newsletters



Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development:

Hansenologia Internationalis:

Indian Journal of Leprosy:

Leprosy Review:
Leprosy Review Repository (1928-2001) :

Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases:

Revista de Leprología:

WHO Goodwill Ambassador's Newsletter for the elimination of leprosy:




Websites & Services



WHO Global Leprosy Programme &

The Global Partnership for Zero leprosy

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