About the Authors
- Klaudia Porten, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
- Epicentre, Paris, France
- Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry
- Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland
- Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a
- District de Santé Akonolinga, Akonolinga, Cameroon
- Sarah Eyangoh
- Centre Pasteur, Yaoundé, Cameroon
- Mark Myatt
- Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: KP EC. Performed the experiments: KP KS AN AM. Analyzed the data: KP. Wrote the paper: KP. Organized survey in the field: KS. Implementation supervison of the survey: AN. Coordination and organization of the survey: AS. Supervsion of survey teams and organization of community involvement: FS. Supervision of survey teams and data collection: AM. Laboratory diagnosis: SE. Participated in establishing the study design and reviewed the protocol and the manuscript: MM. Technical advice on Buruli ulcer, took part in establishing the protocol, and report of the survey: FN. Supervised and participated in conception of survey, protocol writing, analysis, and writing of manuscript: RFG.