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[Secondary sulfone resistance--presentation of a case of leprosy-Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Rio de Janeiro-Brazil].

Abstract

Report on a case of dapsone resistance in a BL patient with clinical diagnosis and laboratory confirmation. The resistance appeared after 17 years of dapsone treatment, and the laboratory tests revealed total resistance to all the tested dapsone concentrations. The case reported occurred in the city of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) which presents a leprosy prevalence of 1.79/1,000.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
Gallo M E
Damasco M H
Alburquerque E C
Silva T C
Almeida S M
Year of Publication
1989
Journal
Medicina cutanea ibero-latino-americana
Volume
17
Issue
2
Number of Pages
103-4
Date Published
1989
Language
por
ISSN Number
0210-5187
Alternate Journal
Med Cutan Ibero Lat Am
Publication Language
por