Author(s): Woods SA, Cole ST
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Abstract A simple procedure based on the polymerase chain reaction has been developed to detect Mycobacterium leprae, rapidly and unambiguously, in biological samples. Its application to small numbers of M. leprae cells (approximately 10(2] isolated from armadillo liver, mouse footpads or human biopsies is discussed.
This article was published in FEMS Microbiol Lett
and referenced in Molecular Biology: Open Access