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Evidence of zoonotic leprosy in Pará, Brazilian Amazon, and risks associated with human contact or consumption of armadillos
Author(s):da Silva, Moises B.; Portela, Juliana M.; Li, Wei; Jackson, Mary; Gonzalez-Juarrero, Mercedes; Hidalgo, Andrea Sánchez; Belisle, John T.; Bouth, Raquel C.; Gobbo, Angélica R.; Barreto, Josafá G.; Minervino, Antonio H. H.; Cole, Stewart T.; Avanzi, Charlotte; Busso, Philippe; Frade, Marco A. C.; Geluk, Annemieke; Salgado, Claudio G.; Spencer, John S.
Mycobacterium leprae (M. leprae) is a human pathogen and the causative agent for leprosy, a chronic disease characterized by lesions of the skin and peripheral nerve damage. Zoonotic transmission of M. leprae to humans by ...