Persistence of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease (Buruli ulcer) in the historical focus of Kasongo territory, the Democratic Republic of Congo

P Suykerbuyk, J Wambacq, DM Phanzu, H Haruna, Y Nakazawa, K Ooms, K Kamango, P Stragier, JN Singa, F Ekwanzala, E De Herdt, P De Maeyer, L Kestens, F Portaels

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    Original languageEnglish
    JournalAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
    Issue number5
    Pages (from-to)888-894
    Number of pages7
    Publication statusPublished - 2009


    • B780-tropical-medicine
    • Bacterial diseases
    • Buruli ulcer
    • Mycobacterium ulcerans
    • Epidemiology
    • Persistence
    • Transmission dynamics
    • Environmental factors
    • Floods
    • War zones
    • Kasongo
    • Congo-Kinshasa
    • Africa-Central

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