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Research Article

Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease: Experience with Primary Oral Medical Therapy in an Australian Cohort

  • N. Deborah Friedman mail,

    Deborahf@barwonhealth.org.au

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Eugene Athan,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Andrew J. Hughes,

    Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Masoomeh Khajehnoori,

    Affiliation: Deakin Medical School, Geelong, Australia

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  • Anthony McDonald,

    Affiliation: Department of Plastic Surgery, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Peter Callan,

    Affiliation: Department of Plastic Surgery, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Richard Rahdon,

    Affiliation: Department of Plastic Surgery, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia

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  • Daniel P. O'Brien

    Affiliations: Department of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Manson Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 18, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002315

About the Authors

N. Deborah Friedman, Eugene Athan, Andrew J. Hughes, Daniel P. O'Brien
Department of Infectious Diseases, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia
Masoomeh Khajehnoori
Deakin Medical School, Geelong, Australia
Anthony McDonald, Peter Callan, Richard Rahdon
Department of Plastic Surgery, Barwon Health, Geelong, Australia
Daniel P. O'Brien
Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Royal Melbourne Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Daniel P. O'Brien
Manson Unit, Médecins Sans Frontières, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: Deborahf@barwonhealth.org.au

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: NDF DPO. Wrote the paper: NDF MK DPO. Case contribution: NDF EA AJH AM PC RR DPO. Manuscript editing: NDF EA AJH AM PC RR DPO. Data management: MK.