World Leprosy Day

Posted by Jesse Gehris on Jan 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM

On January 27th,  Eurofins Central Laboratory recognizes World Leprosy Day with the World Health Organization (WHO). Also known as Hansen’s disease, Leprosy is a chronic infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium Leprae. This disease affects the skin, peripheral nerves, mucus membranes of the upper respiratory tract, and eyes. Individuals affected will experience sensory loss in these affected areas as well as damaged thickened nerves.

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Tags: Central Laboratory, Drug Development, Bioanalytical Testing, BioPharma, Leprosy