About the Authors

Marie-Thérèse Ruf, Gerd Pluschke
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Marie-Thérèse Ruf, Gerd Pluschke
University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Ghislain Emmanuel Sopoh, Ange Dodji Dossou
Centre de Depistage et de Traitement de l'Ulcere de Buruli d'Allada, Allada, Benin

Luc Valère Brun
Laboratoire d'Anatomie et Cytologie Pathologiques, Université de Parakou, Parakou, Benin

Yves Thierry Barogui
Centre de Depistage et de Traitement de l'Ulcere de Buruli de Lalo, Lalo, Benin

Roch Christian Johnson
Fondation Raoul Follereau, Cotonou, Bénin

Corresponding Author

gerd.pluschke@unibas.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: M-TR GES RCJ GP. Performed the experiments: M-TR GES. Analyzed the data: M-TR GES RCJ GP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GES LVB ADD YTB. Wrote the paper: M-TR GES GP.