Geographic Expansion of Buruli Ulcer Disease, Cameroon


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@inproceedings{Marion2011GeographicEO, title={Geographic Expansion of Buruli Ulcer Disease, Cameroon}, author={Estelle Marion and Jordi Landier and Pascal Boisier and Laurent Marsollier and Arnaud L Fontanet and Philippe Le Gall and Jacques Aubry and Noumen Djeunga and Alphonse Umboock and Sara Ir{\`e}ne Eyangoh}, booktitle={Emerging infectious diseases}, year={2011} }