Volume 81, Issue 6
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645


infection is an emerging disease that causes indolent, necrotizing skin lesions known as Buruli ulcer (BU) and occasional contiguous or metastatic bone lesions. Buruli ulcer is named after Buruli County in Uganda (east Africa), where an epidemic occurred in the 1960s. Today, BU is most common in central and west Africa. We describe clinical and molecular evidence for a case of BU in Kenya.


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  • Received : 07 Jun 2009
  • Accepted : 24 Aug 2009

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