Buruli ulcer

Rapid diagnosis of Buruli ulcer now possible at district-level health facilities

30 September 2015 | Geneva −− The World Health Organization, in collaboration with the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, has started a thorough evaluation of an innovative diagnostic test developed by researchers at Harvard University that can lead to rapid confirmation of Buruli ulcer in a patient.

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