Citation: 

Lahiri R, Adams LB. 18 September 2016, posting date. Cultivation and viability determination of Mycobacterium leprae, Chapter 5.3. In Scollard DM, Gillis TP (ed), International textbook of leprosy. www.internationaltextbookofleprosy.org.

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multibacillary leprosy
lepromatous leprosy
multi-drug therapy
bacterial index
slit-skin smear
Type 1
IRIS
MDT
MFP
ROM
CMI
BI
MB
LL
BT
BB
TT
BL
RR