Mycobacterium ulcerans (bacteria)

Known as: Mycobacterium buruli, Mycobacterium ulcerans 
A species of aerobic, Gram-positive, rod shaped bacteria assigned to the phylum Actinobacteria. This species is acid-fast, catalase, urease and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mycobacterium ulcerans is found in aquatic ecosystems and causes Buruli ulcer in humans, a neglected but devastating necrotic… (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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2007
Highly Cited
2007
It had been assumed that production of the cytotoxic polyketide mycolactone was strictly associated with Mycobacterium ulcerans… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mycobacterium ulcerans is a slow-growing environmental bacterium that causes a severe skin disease known as Buruli ulcer. PCR has… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mycolactone is a polyketide toxin produced by Mycobacterium ulcerans (Mu), the causative agent of the skin disease Buruli ulcer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mycobacterium ulcerans (MU), an emerging human pathogen harbored by aquatic insects, is the causative agent of Buruli ulcer, a… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Mycobacterium ulcerans is the causative agent of Buruli ulcer, one of the most common mycobacterial diseases of humans. Recent… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Accumulative indirect evidence of the epidemiology of Mycobacterium ulcerans infections causing chronic skin ulcers (i.e., Buruli… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mycobacterium ulcerans is the causative agent of Buruli ulcer, a severe necrotizing skin disease endemic in tropical countries… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Mycobacterium ulcerans is an emerging environmental pathogen which causes chronic skin ulcers (i.e., Buruli ulcer) in otherwise… (More)
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