Stable and Local Reservoirs of Mycobacterium ulcerans Inferred from the Nonrandom Distribution of Bacterial Genotypes, Benin
Clément Coudereau, Alban Besnard, Marie Robbe-Saule, Céline Bris, Marie Kempf, Roch Christian Johnson, Télésphore Yao Brou, Ronald Gnimavo, Sara Eyangoh, Fida Khater, and Estelle Marion
Author affiliations: Université d’Angers, Angers, France (C. Coudereau, A. Besnard, M. Robbe-Saule, M. Kempf, F. Khater, E. Marion); INSERM, Angers (C. Coudereau, A. Besnard, M. Robbe-Saule, M. Kempf, F. Khater, E. Marion); Centre Hospitalo-Universitaire d’Angers, Angers (C. Bris, M. Kempf); Université d'Abomey Calavi, Abomey Calavi, Benin (R.C. Johnson); Fondation Raoul Follereau, Paris, France (R.C. Johnson); Maison de la Télédétection, Montpellier, France (T.Y. Brou); Centre de Diagnostic et Traitement de la Lèpre et de l’Ulcère de Buruli, Pobè, Bénin (R. Gnimavo); International Pasteur Institute Network, Yaoundé, Cameroon (S. Eyangoh)
Figure 4. Distribution of Mycobacterium ulcerans genotypes according to diagnosis date for Buruli ulcer patients in Benin and Nigeria. The distribution of genotypes was tested on 2 × 8 contingency tables (Fisher exact test) to compare each year to one another.
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