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Mycobacterium

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True about Lepra bacillus is:



A Always acid fast

B Rarely found in lepromatous leprosy

C Always found in tuberculoid leprosy

D Never found in nerves

Ans. A Always acid fast

M. leprae is an acid fast organism.

Large number of bacilli are found in skin lesion s and nerves in lepromatous leprosy.

However bacterial are few in number in tuberculiod leprosy.

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