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Volume 13, Number 11—November 2007

Research

Mycobacterium ulcerans in Mosquitoes Captured during Outbreak of Buruli Ulcer, Southeastern Australia

Paul D.R. Johnson*†‡§Comments to Author , Joseph Azuolas¶, Caroline J. Lavender‡, Elwyn Wishart¶, Timothy P. Stinear§, John A. Hayman‡§, Lynne Brown#, Grant A. Jenkin§, and Janet A.M. Fyfe‡
Author affiliations: *Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; †University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; ‡Victorian Infectious Diseases Reference Laboratory, North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; §Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; ¶Department of Primary Industries, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; #Department of Human Services, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia;

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Figure 1

Ear of an 18-month-old child with culture- and PCR-confirmed Buruli ulcer who briefly visited St. Leonards, Australia, in 2001 (Figure 2). The initial lesion resembled a mosquito bite or that of another insect.

Figure 1. Ear of an 18-month-old child with culture- and PCR-confirmed Buruli ulcer who briefly visited St. Leonards, Australia, in 2001 (Figure 2). The initial lesion resembled a mosquito bite or that of another insect.

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