Geographic Expansion of Buruli Ulcer Disease, Cameroon
Estelle Marion, Jordi Landier, Pascal Boisier, Laurent Marsollier, Arnaud Fontanet, Philippe Le Gall, Jacques Aubry, Noumen Djeunga, Alphonse Umboock, and Sara Eyangoh
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Yaoundé, Cameroon (E. Marion, J. Landier, P. Boisier, S. Eyangoh); Université d’Angers, Angers, France (E. Marion, L. Marsollier); Institut Pasteur, Paris, France (J. Landier, A. Fontanet); Institut de Recherche pour le Développement, Yaoundé (P. Le Gall); Université de Nantes, Nantes, France (J. Aubry); Hôpital de District de Bankim, Bankim, Cameroon (N. Djeunga); Aide aux Lépreux Emmaüs Suisse, Yaoundé (A. Umboock)
Figure. Distribution of Buruli ulcer (BU) patients reported January 2007–June 2009, and of water bodies with aquatic bugs harboring Mycobacterium ulcerans, Cameroon. Inset, Bankim area. A color version of this figure is available online (www.cdc.gov/EID/content/17/3/551-F.htm).
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