Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana

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This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.

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Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al. June 19, 2015.

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This article presents the first analysis of Buruli ulcer at the village level in southwestern Ghana, where prevalence rates are among the highest globally, and explores fine and medium-scale associations with land cover by comparing patterns both within Buruli ulcer clusters and surrounding landscapes.

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  • PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2015. San Francisco, CA: Public Library of Science

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  • Publication Title: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Volume: 9
  • Pages: 1-19

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Wu, Jianyong; Tschakert, Petra; Klutse, Erasmus; Ferring, David; Ricciardi, Vincent; Hausermann, Heidi et al. Buruli Ulcer Disease and Its Association with Land Cover in Southwestern Ghana, article, June 19, 2015; San Francisco, CA. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc919591/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.