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Volume 10, Number 6—June 2004

Research

Mycobacterium ulcerans Treatment Costs, Australia

Christina Drummond*Comments to Author  and James R.G. Butler†
Author affiliations: *Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; †Australian National University, Canberrra, ACT, Australia

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Table 3

Time missed from work or school as a result of Mycobacterium ulcerans infection, January 1, 1991–August 31,1998

Categorization of case (n = 23)
Days missed Mild (n = 11) Moderate (n = 8) Severe (n = 4) All
Days missed from work or school (median)a 2 21 159 28
Range 0–365 0–150 0–548 0–548

aSome patients were retired, and some illness occurred during school holidays.

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