Experimental leprosy: a model of epithelioid cell granuloma
What is it about?
For the first time, an animal model of human granulomatous disorders such as leprosy has been produced
Why is it important?
It will lead to a diagnostic test for leprosy and eventually for tuberculosis and help to elucidate the mechanism of inflammation in sarcoidosis, Crohn's disease and multiple sclerosis
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