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Volume 26, Number 3—March 2020

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 MarionComments to Author 
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)

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Table 1

Cluster detection analysis for predominance of Mycobacterium ulcerans genotypes using the maximum reported spatial window of 50% of the sample population and an univariate scan statistic, Benin and Nigeria*

RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
RR (%)
Northern Ouémé 15.7 19.2 68 0 0.6 (4.1) 0.2 (1.3) 1.5 (15) 1 (9.6) 0 0.4 (4.1) 1.9 (66)
Southern Ouémé 17.9 18.8 17 1.5 (5) 1 (6) 0 0 0 0.9 (6) 20 (53) 0.6 (29)
Nigeria† 54.3 27.1 20 9.9 (20) 3.2 (15) 5 (20) 0 0 13 (35) 0 0.2 (10)

*Percentages indicate falling in each group within a cluster. LLR: log likelihood ratio; Ob, number of observations in a cluster; RR, relative risk, computed as the ratio of the proportions of the number of Buruli ulcer cases in each category out of the total number of cases inside the cluster versus outside.
†Ogun State.

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