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Spatial heterogeneity in projected leprosy trends in India
(BioMed Central, 2015-10-22)
Background: Leprosy is caused by infection with Mycobacterium leprae and is characterized by peripheral nerve damage and skin lesions. The disease is classified into paucibacillary (PB) and multibacillary (MB) leprosy. ...
Spatial distribution of leprosy in India : an ecological study
(BioMed Central, 2018-03-27)
Background: As leprosy elimination becomes an increasingly realistic goal, it is essential to determine the factors that contribute to its persistence. We evaluate social and economic factors as predictors of leprosy ...