An induction of the late hypersensitivity reaction to DNCB in patients with different clinical forms of hanseniasis in Brazil.

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TitleAn induction of the late hypersensitivity reaction to DNCB in patients with different clinical forms of hanseniasis in Brazil.
Publication TypeJournal Article
AuthorsAzulay RD
Abbrev. JournalHansenol Int
JournalHansenologia internationalis
Year of Publication1989
Volume14
Issue1
Pagination3-5
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsDinitrochlorobenzene, Humans, Hypersensitivity, Delayed, Intradermal Tests, Leprosy, Leprosy, Borderline, Leprosy, Tuberculoid
Abstract

One hundred and twenty Brazilian patients with several forms of hanseniasis were tested with DNCB. The results were the following: 1) the sensitization of patients with hanseniasis to DNCB was lower than that seen in the general population; 2) the sensitization of the borderline and virchowian forms of hanseniasis were lower than that seen in the indeterminate and tuberculoid forms.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2490876?dopt=Abstract