About the Authors

Klaudia Porten, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
Epicentre, Paris, France

Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry
Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva, Switzerland

Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a
District de Santé Akonolinga, Akonolinga, Cameroon

Sarah Eyangoh
Centre Pasteur, Yaoundé, Cameroon

Mark Myatt
Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

klaudia.porten@geneva.msf.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KP EC. Performed the experiments: KP KS AN AM. Analyzed the data: KP. Wrote the paper: KP. Organized survey in the field: KS. Implementation supervison of the survey: AN. Coordination and organization of the survey: AS. Supervsion of survey teams and organization of community involvement: FS. Supervision of survey teams and data collection: AM. Laboratory diagnosis: SE. Participated in establishing the study design and reviewed the protocol and the manuscript: MM. Technical advice on Buruli ulcer, took part in establishing the protocol, and report of the survey: FN. Supervised and participated in conception of survey, protocol writing, analysis, and writing of manuscript: RFG.