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|Title:||Leprosy : the disease, pathogen, epidemic and tests|
|Authors:||Northern Territory. Dept. of Health|
|Abstract:||Essentially , leprosy is a communicable, specific, peripheral neuritis caused by Mycobacterium leprae. M Leprae is an obligate intracellular parasite with special affinity to the Schwann cells of the peripheral nerves and the macrophages. Man is the only known host, i.e. leprosy is a purely "human " disease.|
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