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
This study was supported in part by the Stop Buruli Initiative (www.stopburuli.org, UBS Optimus Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland) and the Flemish Interuniversity Council - University Development Cooperation (www.vliruos.be, VLIRUOS). TPS was supported by a Fellowship from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (www.nhmrc.gov.au). 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.