Leprosy Disease: Leprosy disease is a chronic infection caused by the acid fast bacillus Mycobacterium laprae. It mainly affects the superficial tissue especially the skin and peripheral nerve. Classification of leprosy disease is very important for its proper treatment. Misclassification increases the rate of relapse due to insufficient treatment if a Multibacillary patient is treated […]
WHO recommended treatment for leprosy?
What is Multidrug Therapy (MDT)? Using of two or more anti-leprosy drugs in combination of Rifampicine, Clofazimine and Dapsone that prevents drugs resistance is called Multidrug therapy (MDT). It remains highly effective to leprosy disease treatment and people are no longer infectious after the first monthly dose. It is proven that multidrug therapy (MDT) is […]