D M Scollard
Affiliation: Louisiana State University
- Potential plasma markers of Type 1 and Type 2 leprosy reactions: a preliminary reportMariane M Stefani
Tropical Pathology and Public Health Institute, Federal University of Goias, GO, Brazil
BMC Infect Dis 9:75. 2009..This study simultaneously screened plasma factors to identify circulating biomarkers associated with leprosy T1R and T2R among patients recruited in Goiania, Central Brazil...
- Localization of Mycobacterium leprae to endothelial cells of epineurial and perineurial blood vessels and lymphaticsD M Scollard
Department of Research Pathology, G W L Hansen s Disease Center at Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Am J Pathol 154:1611-20. 1999..leprae to peripheral nerve may involve adhesion events between M. leprae (or M. leprae-parasitized macrophages) and the endothelial cells of the vasa nervorum...
- M. leprae infection of vascular and lymphatic endothelial cells of the epineurium and perineurium in experimental lepromatous neuritisD M Scollard
Department of Research Pathology, GWL Hansen s Disease Center, LSU, Baton Rouge, USA
Nihon Hansenbyo Gakkai Zasshi 68:147-55. 1999..leprae to peripheral nerve may involve adhesion events between M. leprae (or M. leprae-parasitized macrophages) and the endothelial cells of the vasa nervorum...
- Association of Mycobacterium leprae with human endothelial cells in vitroD M Scollard
Department of Research Pathology, GWL Hansen s Disease Center, LSU School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Lab Invest 80:663-9. 2000..leprae also appear to be ingested more slowly, and to a more limited degree. The receptors involved in M. leprae binding to endothelial cells and the impact of intracellular infection by M. leprae on these cells remain to be determined...
- Endothelial cells and the pathogenesis of lepromatous neuritis:insights from the armadillo modelD M Scollard
Research Pathology Department, National Hansen s Disease Program at LSU, Baton Rouge, LA 70894, USA
Microbes Infect 2:1835-43. 2000..leprae infects nerves. The pathogenesis of neuropathy in leprosy may thus entail a dynamic sequence of adhesion, immunologic, and inflammatory processes involving peripheral nerve endothelial cells...
- The continuing challenges of leprosyD M Scollard
Laboratory Research Branch, National Hansen s Disease Programs, LSU SVM, Skip Bertman Dr, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Clin Microbiol Rev 19:338-81. 2006..In nearly all of these areas, however, leprosy remains poorly understood compared to other major bacterial diseases...
- Development of leprosy and type 1 leprosy reactions after treatment with infliximab: a report of 2 casesD M Scollard
National Hansen s Disease Programs, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Clin Infect Dis 43:e19-22. 2006..We report the first 2 cases of leprosy developing after treatment with infliximab. After discontinuation of infliximab, both patients developed type 1 ("reversal") leprosy reactions...
- The biology of nerve injury in leprosyDavid M Scollard
National Hansen s Disease Programs, LSU SVM, Skip Bertman Dr Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Lepr Rev 79:242-53. 2008..The results of all of these studies can be reasonably expected to identify new points for clinical intervention in--and possibly the prevention of--nerve injury in leprosy...
- Leprosy research declines, but most of the basic questions remain unansweredD M Scollard
Int J Lepr Other Mycobact Dis 73:25-7. 2005