Buruli ulcer in traveler from Suriname, South America, to the Netherlands

William R Faber, Bouke de Jong, Henry J C de Vries, Jim E Zeegelaar, Françoise Portaels

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Abstract

We report Buruli ulcer in a man in the Netherlands. Phenotyping of samples indicate the Buruli pathogen was acquired in Suriname and activated by trauma on return to the Netherlands. Awareness of this disease by clinicians in non-Buruli ulcer-endemic areas is critical for identification.

Original languageEnglish
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Volume21
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)497-499
Number of pages3
ISSN1080-6040
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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