Dermatologists, tropical medicine specialists, and others from the US, Europe, Brazil, and Australia outline the epidemiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, management, and prevention of these diseases, including sexually transmitted infections and dermatological diseases, as well as emerging diseases such as cutaneous leishmaniasis and Buruli ulcer.
What does BU stand for?
BU stands for Buruli Ulcer
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- Build Up (semiconductor substrate process)
- Builder (USN Rating)
- Burial (type of disposition)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Funds raised at the event will help children and adults in Liberia, West Africa devastated by the rare disease, Buruli Ulcer.
NTDs designated by the WHO for control or elimination: Buruli ulcer, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), cysticercosis/taeniasis, dengue/severe dengue, dracunculiasis (Guinea worm disease), echinococcosis, fascioliasis, human African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, rabies, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, trachoma, and yaws.
00 Hardcover QR82 Current rates of tuberculosis, Hanson's Disease (leprosy) and the buruli ulcer (also known as the Bairnsdale ulcer) have increased the importance of studies of mycobacteria.
Typhoid fever is endemic, and there is a type of skin ulcer called the Buruli ulcer that is caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans and is more common in children than in adults.
Earlier epidemiological reports showed that Buruli ulcer outbreaks often occur near such still waters in the tropics.
Differential diagnosis includes chronic bacterial osteomyelitis, tuberculosis, Buruli ulcer, other deep fungal infections such as blastomycosis or coccidomycosis and leishmaniasis, yaws and syphilis, and soft-tissue sarcoma.
Two debilitating diseases, Buruli ulcer and Guinea worm, have received special attention under the fund.