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Buruli Report 5th Mtg

Buruli Report 5th Mtg

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400 people were there, and sow the results only 2 of them continued the research!
400 people were there, and sow the results only 2 of them continued the research!

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WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATIONORGANISATION MONDIALE DE LA SANTEWHO/CDS/CPE/GBUI/2003.7
DRAFT
 REPORT 5
TH 
WHO ADVISORY GROUP  MEETING ON BURULI ULCER11–14 March 2002WHO Headquarter, Geneva, Switzerland 
 
© World Health Organization (2003)This document is not a formal publication of the World Health Organization (WHO), and all rights are reserved by the Organization. Thedocument may, however, be freely reviewed, abstracted, reproduced and translated, in part or in whole, but not for sale nor for use inconjunction with commercial purposes.The views expressed in documents by named authors are solely the responsibility of those authors.
 
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List of participants....................................................................................................................................................3Meeting conclusions and recommendation.............................................................................................................7Global Buruli Ulcer Initiative ................................................................................................................................19
 Mycobacterium ulcerans
disease (Buruli Ulcer Disease).......................................................................................21Update on Buruli Ulcer control activities in Benin ..............................................................................................27Update on Buruli ulcer control activities in Côte d’Ivoire ..................................................................................29Surgical treatment of Buruli ulcer at the peripheral health-care level ..............................................................35Preliminary studies of débridement using clay minerals on
Mycobacterium ulcerans
infections and theirramifications............................................................................................................................................................41Preliminary studies on débridement and scarring of 
Mycobacterium ulcerans
infections using naturalhydrated aluminum silicates...................................................................................................................................49Update on Buruli Ulcer activities for 2001 in Ghana...........................................................................................51Update on Buruli ulcer control activities in Guinea.............................................................................................53Situation in Togo.....................................................................................................................................................59
 Mycobacterium ulcerans
infection in French Guyana – Situation on 31 December 2001..................................63Update on MBU in Papua New Guinea, March 2002 ..........................................................................................67Buruli Ulcer situation in Congo.............................................................................................................................73Buruli ulcer situation in Malawi............................................................................................................................75Trends of Buruli ulcer in Uganda..........................................................................................................................77Application of cultured epidermis in surgical treatment of Buruli ulcer patients in Ghana (hereinafter calledthe Project) – Preliminary results..........................................................................................................................79Diagnosis and treatment of osseous forms of the disease and its complications................................................83Protective effect of BCG vaccination in children against severe forms of 
Mycobacterium ulcerans
disease(Buruli ulcer) ...........................................................................................................................................................87Risk factors for Buruli ulcer: age, sex and
Schistosoma haematobium
infection...............................................91Acquired anergy following
Mycobacterium ulcerans
infection............................................................................95
 Mycobacterium ulcerans
infection – Drug treatment: 3 illustrative cases ..........................................................97Buruli ulcer research at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research.....................................................99The use of DNA micro-arrays to investigate the host reponse to mycolactone; how this data may lead tonovel therapies for Buruli ulcer...........................................................................................................................101Histopathologic characteristics of the PGL-1 immunostaining in lesions of Buruli ulcer – specificity of themonoclonal antibody used....................................................................................................................................103Genome sequence analysis of 
Mycobacterium ulcerans
......................................................................................105

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