Global Epidemiology of Buruli Ulcer, 2010–2017, and Analysis of 2014 WHO Programmatic Targets
Till F. Omansen
, Alfred Erbowor-Becksen, Rie Yotsu, Tjip S. van der Werf, Alexander Tiendrebeogo, Lise Grout, and Kingsley Asiedu
Author affiliations: Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany (T.F. Omansen); World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland (T.F. Omansen, A. Erbowor-Becksen, L. Grout, K. Asiedu); Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA (A. Erbowor-Becksen); Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan (R. Yotsu); National Center for Global Health and Medicine, Tokyo, Japan (R. Yotsu); University of Groningen, Groningen, the Netherlands (T.S. van der Werf); World Health Organization Regional Office for Africa, Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo (A. Tiendrebeogo)
Figure 1. Typical Buruli ulcer lesion on the arm of a patient from Ghana. Central necrosis, yellowish-white slough, and undermined edges surround the wound. Photo courtesy of T.S. van der Werf.
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