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"Buruli ulcer"




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    effectively to treats Mycobacterium ulcerans, a bacterial species that causes the skin disease known as Buruli ulcers."These clays," Williams said, "demonstrated a unique ability to kill bacteria whileRead more

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Buruli ulcer

Disease

Buruli ulcer (also known as the Bairnsdale ulcer, Searls ulcer, or Daintree ulcer) is an infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans. The early stage of the infection is characterised by a painless nodule or area of swelling. This nodule can turn into an ulcer. The ulcer may be larger inside than at the surface of the skin, and can be surrounded by swelling. As the disease worsens, bone...More