What to Know About Leprosy: Nancy Wengenack, Ph.D.
Answers from the Lab
In this episode of “Answers From the Lab,” host Bobbi Pritt, M.D., chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at Mayo Clinic, is joined by Nancy Wengenack, Ph.D., director of the Mycology and Mycobacteriology Laboratories at Mayo Clinic, to talk about leprosy and why it’s been in the news recently. Leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease, is a rare infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae.
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