Buruli Ulcer

Known as: Ulcer, Buruli, SEARL ULCER, Ulcer Diseases, Buruli 
A cutaneous infection caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. It presents with painless nodular swelling of the skin, leading to the formation of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Buruli ulcer (BU) occurs in >30 countries. The causative organism, Mycobacterium ulcerans, is acquired from the environment, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
According to recommendations of the 6th WHO Advisory Committee on Buruli ulcer, directly observed treatment with the combination… (More)
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2006
2006
We identified risk factors for Buruli ulcer (BU) in Benin in an unmatched case-control study at the Centre Sanitaire et… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
0463 Correction: Buruli Ulcer (M. ulcerans Infection): New Insights, New Hope for Disease Control Paul D. R. Johnson, Timothy… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mycobacterium ulcerans disease is common in some humid tropical areas, particularly in parts of West Africa, and current… (More)
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2005
2005
Buruli ulcer is a recognized public health problem in West Africa. In Benin, from 1989 to 2001, the Centre Sanitaire et… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Data from 1,700 patients living in southern Benin were collected at the Centre Sanitaire et Nutritionnel Gbemoten, Zagnanado… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Buruli ulcer is a devastating emerging disease in tropical countries. Quantitative and qualitative data were obtained by… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mycobacterium ulcerans infection (Buruli ulcer) is the third important mycobacterial disease world-wide in immunocompetent humans… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Recent reports have suggested increases in Buruli ulcer (BU), an infection caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans in west Africa. In… (More)
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