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Exposure Risk for Infection and Lack of Human-to-Human Transmission of Mycobacterium ulcerans Disease, Australia.

Abstract

We conducted epidemiologic and genetic analyses of family clusters of Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli ulcer) disease in southeastern Australia. We found that the incidence of M. ulcerans disease in family members was increased. However, the risk for exposure appeared short-term and not related to human-human transmission.

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Type
Journal Article
Author
O'Brien DP
Wynne JW
Buultjens AH
Michalski WP
Stinear TP
Friedman DN
Hughes A
Athan E
Year of Publication
2017
Journal
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume
23
Issue
5
Number of Pages
837-840
Language
eng
ISSN Number
1080-6059
DOI
10.3201/eid2305.160809
Alternate Journal
Emerging Infect. Dis.
Publication Language
eng