First cultivation and characterization of Mycobacterium ulcerans from the environment

F Portaels, WM Meyers, A Ablordey, AG Castro, K Chemlal, P De Rijk, P Elsen, K Fissette, AG Fraga, R Lee, E Mahrous, PLC Small, P Stragier, E Torrado, A Van Aerde, MT Silva, J Pedrosa

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
    Issue number3
    Pages (from-to)e178
    Number of pages12
    Publication statusPublished - 2008


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Buruli ulcer
    • Mycobacterium ulcerans
    • Environmental factors
    • Water contact
    • Isolation and purification
    • Hemiptera
    • Mutations
    • Strains
    • Genotyping
    • Geographical distribution
    • Benin
    • Africa-West

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