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.
• 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
• Open Access