Immunogenetics

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 45–47

Tumor necrosis factor-α promoter polymorphism TNF2 is associated with a stronger delayed-type hypersensivity reaction in the skin of borderline tuberculoid leprosy patients

Authors

  • Milton O. Moraes
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • Nádia C. Duppre
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • Philip N. Suffys
    • Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
  • Adalberto R. Santos
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • Alexandre S. Almeida
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • José A. C. Nery
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • Elizabeth P. Sampaio
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • Euzenir N. Sarno
    • Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
Brief Communication

DOI: 10.1007/s002510000295

Cite this article as:
Moraes, M., Duppre, N., Suffys, P. et al. Immunogenetics (2001) 53: 45. doi:10.1007/s002510000295
TNFα Leprosy Polymorphism Mycobacteria Promoter

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