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Table 3 Reactional status of UMDT/CT-BR leprosy patients according to operational classification

From: Can baseline ML Flow test results predict leprosy reactions? An investigation in a cohort of patients enrolled in the uniform multidrug therapy clinical trial for leprosy patients in Brazil

  PB N (%) MB N (%) Total N (%)
Reactions 29 (3.9) 389 (51.6) 418 (55.5)
 RR 10 (1.3) 128 (17) 138 (18.3)
 ENL 0 41 (5.4) 41 (5.4)
 RR + Neu 3 (0.4) 25 (3.3) 28 (3.7)
 ENL + Neu 0 7 (0.9) 7 (0.9)
 Neuritis 16 (2.1) 133 (17.7) 149 (19.8)
 Others 0 55 (7.3) 55 (7.3)
Reaction-free 129 (17.1) 206 (27.4) 335 (44.5)
Total 158 (21) 595 (79) 753 (100)
  1. X 2 (6) = 118.97; p < 0.001
  2. PB Paucibacillary Leprosy, MB Multibacillary Leprosy, RR Reversal Reaction, ENL Erythema Nodosum Leprosum, Neu Neuritis, Others Other Manifestations