About the Authors

Marcus Beissner, Dominik Symank, Moritz Jansson, Jörg Nitschke, Thomas Löscher, Gisela Bretzel
Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine (DITM), University Hospital, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

Ebekalisai Piten
Centre Hospitalier Régional Maritime (CHR Maritime), Tsévié, Togo

Issaka Maman, Kossi Badziklou, Abiba Banla Kere
Institut National d'Hygiène (INH), Lomé, Togo

Jörg Nitschke, Adolf Diefenhardt
German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Würzburg, Germany

Komi Amekuse, Franz Wiedemann
German Leprosy and Tuberculosis Relief Association (DAHW), Togo office, Lomé, Togo

Basil Kobara
Programme National de Lutte contre L'Ulcère de Buruli – Lèpre et Pian (PNLUB-LP), Lomé, Togo

Harald Hoffmann
Institute of Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine, Pneumological Teaching Hospital of the University of Munich, Gauting, Germany

Corresponding Author

beissner@lrz.uni-muenchen.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.