Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia.

@article{Johnson2007ConsensusRF,
  title={Consensus recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment and control of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer) in Victoria, Australia.},
  author={Paul D R Johnson and John A. Hayman and Tricia Y.J. Quek and Janet A. M. Fyfe and Grant A. Jenkin and John Allan Buntine and Eugene Athan and Mike Birrell and Justin Graham and Caroline J. Lavender},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2007},
  volume={186 2},
  pages={64-8}
}
Mycobacterium ulcerans causes slowly progressive, destructive skin and soft tissue infections, known as Bairnsdale or Buruli ulcer (BU). Forty-six delegates with experience in the management of BU attended a 1-day conference in Melbourne on 10 February 2006, with the aim of developing a consensus approach to the diagnosis, treatment and control of BU. An initial draft document was extended and improved during a facilitated round table discussion. BU is an environmental infection that occurs in… CONTINUE READING

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