Book Details


Buruli Ulcer : Mycobacterium Ulcerans Disease

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-11114-4

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A major objective of this book is to summarize the current status of Buruli Ulcer (BU) research for the first time. It will identify gaps in our knowledge, stimulate research and support control of the disease by providing insight into approaches for surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment of Buruli Ulcer. Book chapters will cover the history, epidemiology diagnosis, treatment and disease burden of BU and provide insight into the microbiology, genomics, transmission and virulence of Mycobacterium ulcerans.

Subject: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Chronic Skin Infection, Host-Pathogen Interaction, Mycobacterial Infection, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Point-of-care Diagnostic Test, Medical Microbiology, Infectious Diseases, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention