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

  • Milton O. Moraes
  • Nádia C. Duppre
  • Philip N. Suffys
  • Adalberto R. Santos
  • Alexandre S. Almeida
  • José A. C. Nery
  • Elizabeth P. Sampaio
  • Euzenir N. Sarno
Brief Communication
TNFα Leprosy Polymorphism Mycobacteria Promoter 

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© Springer-Verlag 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Milton O. Moraes
    • 1
  • Nádia C. Duppre
    • 1
  • Philip N. Suffys
    • 2
  • Adalberto R. Santos
    • 1
  • Alexandre S. Almeida
    • 1
  • José A. C. Nery
    • 1
  • Elizabeth P. Sampaio
    • 1
  • Euzenir N. Sarno
    • 1
  1. 1.Leprosy Laboratory, Tropical Medicine Department, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ. Av.Brasil, 4365. Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro 21045-900, RJ, Brazil
  2. 2.Laboratory of Molecular Biology and Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil

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