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Recent publications published by researchers at the MRC WIMM.

HLA-B may be more protective against HIV-1 than HLA-A because it resists negative regulatory factor (Nef) mediated down-regulation.

Journal article

Rajapaksa US. et al, (2012), Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 109, 13353 - 13358

Sublineages of Beijing Strain of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Sri Lanka.

Journal article

Rajapaksa US. and Perera AJ., (2011), Indian J Microbiol, 51, 410 - 412

A simple, cost effective method for isolation and transportation of Leishmania parasites.

Journal article

Ihalamulla RL. et al, (2009), Ceylon Med J, 54, 46 - 47

Is leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka benign and be ignored?

Journal article

Karunaweera ND. and Rajapaksa US., (2009), J Vector Borne Dis, 46, 13 - 17

First Insight Into Mycobacterium tuberculosis Biodiversity in Sri Lanka: Evidence for Predominance of Beijing Genotype and Ancestral Lineages Among Clinical Isolates

Conference paper

Rajapaksa US. et al, (2008), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, 12, E342 - E342

Molecular diversity of Mycobacterium tuberculosis isolates from patients with pulmonary tuberculosis in Sri Lanka.

Journal article

Rajapaksa US. et al, (2008), Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 102, 997 - 1002

Cutaneous leishmaniasis in southern Sri Lanka.

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Rajapaksa US. et al, (2007), Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg, 101, 799 - 803

Microculture for the isolation of Leishmania, modified to increase efficacy: a follow-up to a previous study.

Journal article

Ihalamulla RL. et al, (2006), Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 100, 87 - 89

Microculture for the isolation of Leishmania parasites from cutaneous lesions -- Sri Lankan experience.

Journal article

Ihalamulla RL. et al, (2005), Ann Trop Med Parasitol, 99, 571 - 575

First report of mucosal tissue localisation of leishmaniasis in Sri Lanka.

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Rajapaksa US. et al, (2005), Ceylon Med J, 50, 90 - 91