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2003). In an epidemiological study, Bakker et al. , 2005) found that approximately 50% of the susceptibility was explained by inheritance. Also, Moet et al. , 2006) found an association between leprosy prevalence and being a relative of a patient. , 2006). Susceptibility to leprosy is also related to a common environment and the risk of family members might 38 David J. Blok et al. be caused by the fact that all household members share the same environment, including wealth. , 2012). Finally, spatial heterogeneity means that the occurrence of an infectious disease is not evenly distributed over space, which can have several underlying reasons.

The structure of the model is presented in Figure 2. g. BCG or leprosy-specific) BCG, bacillus calmette-guérin; MDT, multidrug therapy. 40 David J. Blok et al. POPULATION PAUCIBACILLARY DROP-OUT SUSCEPTIBLES PAUCIBACILLARY LATENT MULTIBACILLARY LATENT PAUCIBACILLARY INFECTIVE MULTIBACILLARY INFECTIVE PAUCIBACILLARY NON-INFECTIVE MULTIBACILLARY NON-INFECTIVE IMMUNE MULTIB. LATENT RESISTANT MULTIBACILLARY DROP-OUT MULTIBACILLARY RESISTANT Figure 2 Structure of Lechat’s model (Lechat, 1992). the whole population was considered susceptible for leprosy.

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