Journal article

Whole Genome Comparisons Suggest Random Distribution of Mycobacterium ulcerans Genotypes in a Buruli Ulcer Endemic Region of Ghana

Anthony S Ablordey, Koen Vandelannoote, Isaac A Frimpong, Evans K Ahortor, Nana Ama Amissah, Miriam Eddyani, Lies Durnez, Francoise Portaels, Bouke C de Jong, Herwig Leirs, Jessica L Porter, Kirstie M Mangas, Margaret MC Lam, Andrew Buultjens, Torsten Seemann, Nicholas J Tobias, Timothy P Stinear

PLoS Negl Trop Dis | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2015


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported in part by the Stop Buruli Initiative (, UBS Optimus Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland) and the Flemish Interuniversity Council - University Development Cooperation (, VLIRUOS). TPS was supported by a Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia ( KV was supported by a VLADOC PhD scholarship of VLIR-UOS (Belgium). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish or preparations of the manuscript.