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Volume 11, Number 4—April 2005


Buruli Ulcer Recurrence, Benin

Martine Debacker*, Julia Aguiar†, Christian Steunou†, Claude Zinsou*†, Wayne M. Meyers‡, and Françoise Portaels*Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium; †Centre Sanitaire et Nutritionnel Gbemoten, Zagnanado, Benin; and; ‡Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA

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Table 3

Buruli ulcer patient follow-up in villages of the Atlantique and Zou regions, Benin*

Patients treated by surgery at CSNG† Region
Total, n (%)
Atlantique, n (%) Zou, n (%)
Cured 24 (96.0) 38 (92.7) 62 (93.9)
Recurred 1 (4.0) 3 (7.3) 4 (6.1)
Total 25 41 66

*Pearson p value for the table nonsignificant.
†CSNG, Centre Sanitaire et Nutritionnel Gbemoten.

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