Posts Tagged ‘La cause: (Mycobacterium leprae) et la transmission de la lèpre’

Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy): Etiology: Mycobacterium leprae and its transmission (For Professionals)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Mycobacterium leprae is the cause of leprosy – the organism being first discovered by Armauer Hansen in 1873. The infected human being is considered to be the only source of infection. Although 4% of the nine-banded armadillo in the USA have naturally acquired leprosy-like disease, only a handful of the spread from the armadillo to […]

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