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Fontes AB, Lara FA, Santos AR, Suffys P. 1 November 2017, posting date. Pathogen detection. In Scollard DM, Gillis TP (ed), International textbook of leprosy. www.internationaltextbookofleprosy.org.

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single nucleotide polymorphism
paucibacillary leprosy
multibacillary leprosy
indeterminate leprosy
multi-drug resistant
lepromatous leprosy
mouse footpad assay
multi-drug therapy
bacterial index
slit-skin smear
neural leprosy
pure neural
elimination
Type 2
Type 1
MDT
SNP
ROM
MDR
MB
LL
BT
BL
BB
TT
RR
PB
BI