Volume 89, Issue 4
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



120 patients attending a Hansen's disease public health satellite clinic were evaluated for selected latent co-morbidities, consisting of strongyloidiasis, Chagas disease, hepatitis B, HIV, and tuberculosis, and potential exacerbation by immunosuppressive therapy. Implications for treatment of Hansen's disease are discussed.


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  • Received : 28 Mar 2013
  • Accepted : 15 Jul 2013
  • Published online : 09 Oct 2013

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