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Response to Treatment in a Prospective Cohort of Patients with Large Ulcerated Lesions Suspected to Be Buruli Ulcer (Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease)

  • Kapay Kibadi,

    Affiliations: Programme National de Lutte contre l'Ulcère de Buruli (PNLUB), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Department of Surgery, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Marleen Boelaert,

    Affiliation: Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Alexandra G. Fraga,

    Affiliation: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

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  • Makanzu Kayinua,

    Affiliations: General Reference Hospital of Nsona-Mpangu, Lower-Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rural Health Zone of Nsona-Mpangu, Lower-Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Adhemar Longatto-Filho,

    Affiliations: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, Laboratory of Medical Investigation (LIM) 14, Department of Pathology of Faculty of Medicine of São Paulo State University, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Jean-Bedel Minuku,

    Affiliation: Rural Health Zone of Nsona-Mpangu, Lower-Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Jean-Baptiste Mputu-Yamba,

    Affiliation: Department of Surgery, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Jean-Jacques Muyembe-Tamfum,

    Affiliation: Institut National de Recherche Biomédicale, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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  • Jorge Pedrosa,

    Affiliation: Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

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  • Jean-Jacques Roux,

    Affiliation: Anatomy Pathology Unit, Hospital of Chambéry, Association Pathologie Cytologie Développement, Chambéry, France

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  • Wayne M. Meyers,

    Affiliation: Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Françoise Portaels mail

    portaels@itg.be

    Affiliation: Mycobacteriology Unit, Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

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  • Published: July 06, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000736

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