Buruli Ulcer Guidelines

Updated: Feb 06, 2017
  • Author: Shannon C Brown, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Guidelines

Guidelines Summary

The Infectious Diseases Society of America updated their guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections. For the full guidelines, see Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. [89, 90]

Treatment guidance for health workers can be found in the WHO publication “Treatment of mycobacterium ulcerans disease (Buruli ulcer).