Brief Communication

Immunogenetics

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 45-47

First online:

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

  • Milton O. MoraesAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , Nádia C. DuppreAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , Philip N. SuffysAffiliated withLaboratory 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. SantosAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , Alexandre S. AlmeidaAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , José A. C. NeryAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , Elizabeth P. SampaioAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  • , Euzenir N. SarnoAffiliated withLeprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil

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