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Figure 4: IFN-γ production in response to the positive control PHA (a) or a mix of ML1601c peptides no. 11 and no. 16 (b) measured after 24 h culture of undiluted whole blood derived from 34 Ethiopian healthy controls (ECs) derived from areas with low endemicity for leprosy ( E C l o w : 𝑛 = 1 6 ) or from areas highly endemic for leprosy ( E C h i g h : 𝑛 = 1 8 ).