multibacillary


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multibacillary

 [mul″tĭ-bas´ĭla-re]
having numerous bacilli; see leprosy.

mul·ti·bac·il·lar·y

(mŭl'tē-bas'i-lār'ē),
Made up of, or denoting the presence of, many bacilli.

multibacillary

[mul′tĭbas′ĭlare]
having numerous bacilli. See also leprosy.
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12) In our study, multibacillary cases 53% outnumbered 47% of Paucibacillary cases.
The multibacillary patients, lepromatous form, delay in leprosy diagnosis, time of diagnosis over 1 year previously and sensorimotor impairments were related to the presence of chronic neuropathic pain in our sample.
10) Of note, these samples were multibacillary and did not match skin lesions biopsies of patients submitted to skin biopsy.
Two hundred and twelve patients were included in the study and slit skin smear was positive in 34 (29%) out of 119 multibacillary patients and in none out of 61 paucibacillary patients.
Multibacillary leprosy was found to be the most common type accounting for 86.
This study was accomplished to assess the efficacy of histological examination, ZN staining and indirect ELISA for the diagnosis of multibacillary form of ovine paratuberculosis in Jhang (Pakistan).
Of the total number of patients, 130 corresponded to the multibacillary form (66 cured and 64 under treatment) and 29 to the paucibacillary form (11 cured and 18 under treatment).
Beta-2 glycoprotein dependence of anticardiolipin antibodies in multibacillary leprosy patients.
5) Standard therapy for leprosy involves rifampin 600 mg daily, dapsone 100 mg daily, and in multibacillary disease, clofazimine 50 mg daily (5) (strength of recommendation [SOR]: B).
Only two of the RCTs (38, 39) reported the type of disease in the primary case, discriminating between paucibacillary leprosy (one lesion, between two and five lesions) and multibacillary leprosy.
The combination of clinical, histopathologic, and histochemical staining features was diagnostic for multibacillary lepromatous leprosy.

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