• Serological and molecular detection of infection with Mycobacterium leprae in Brazilian six banded armadillos (Euphractus sexcinctus) 

      Ferreira, Jéssica da Silva; Carvalho, Fernanda Marques de; Pessolani, Maria Cristina Vidal; Antunes, João Marcelo Azevedo de Paula; Oliveira, Ilanna Vanessa Pristo de Medeiros; Moura, Gabriela Hémylin Ferreira; Truman, Richard Wayne; Peña, Maria Tereza; Sharma, Rahul; Duthie, Malcolm S; Guimarães, Ricardo José de Paula Souza e; Fontes, Amanda Nogueira Brum; Suffys, Philip Noel; McIntosh, Douglas (Elsevier, 2020)
      Leprosy was recognized as a zoonotic disease, associated with nine-banded armadillos (Dasypus novemcinctus) in the Southern United States of America in 2011. In addition, there is growing evidence to support a role for ...