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Buruli Ulcer

Mycobacterium Ulcerans Disease

Editors: Pluschke, Gerd, Röltgen, Katharina (Eds.)

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  • Supports further investigation by summarizing state of the art in the field of Buruli ulcer research
  • Enriches understanding of epidemiology of Buruli ulcer in different geographic regions
  • Reviews exhaustively the characteristics of Mycobacterium ulcerans disease
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A major objective of this open access book is to summarize the current status of Buruli Ulcer (BU) research for the first time. It will identify gaps in our knowledge, stimulate research and support control of the disease by providing insight into approaches for surveillance, diagnosis, and treatment of Buruli Ulcer. Book chapters will cover the history, epidemiology diagnosis, treatment and disease burden of BU and provide insight into the microbiology, genomics, transmission and virulence of Mycobacterium ulcerans.

About the authors

Professor Gerd Pluschke, PhD, Head Molecular Immunology, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basle, Switzerland.

 Katharina Röltgen, PhD, Department of Pathology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, United States.


Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Buruli Ulcer: History and Disease Burden

    Pages 1-41

    Röltgen, Katharina (et al.)

  • Buruli Ulcer in Africa

    Pages 43-60

    Tabah, Earnest Njih (et al.)

  • Buruli Ulcer in Australia

    Pages 61-76

    Johnson, Paul D. R.

  • Mycobacterium ulcerans Infection in French Guiana; Current State of Knowledge

    Pages 77-85

    Couppié, Pierre (et al.)

  • Buruli Ulcer in Japan

    Pages 87-105

    Suzuki, Koichi (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-030-11114-4
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Hardcover $59.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-11113-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Buruli Ulcer
Book Subtitle
Mycobacterium Ulcerans Disease
Editors
  • Gerd Pluschke
  • Katharina Röltgen
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-11114-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-11114-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-11113-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 287
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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