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What is Buruli ulcer?

Buruli ulcer is a chronic skin disease caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans and occurs in tropical and subtropical regions. The disease affects mostly children in Africa and cause considerable suffering and disability.

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Mission & Vision

Mission

The BU-LABNET is a network of Buruli ulcer PCR laboratories in the African endemic region, committed to improving the PCR diagnosis of Buruli ulcer

Vision statement

Reaching for quality Buruli ulcer PCR diagnosis in the African continent and integration of other neglected tropical skin diseases (NTDs)

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BU-LABNET Resources

BU-LABNET EQAP TOR

BU-LABNET EQAP TOR

Buruli ulcer laboratory network and new External Quality Assessment Programme for PCR-based diagnosis in the WHO African Region. Read More
BU-LABNET First Meeting Report

BU-LABNET First Meeting Report

The First meeting of the network on Buruli ulcer PCR laboratories in the WHO African Region set up on 21-24 Read More
BU-LABNET Harmonizes SOPs

BU-LABNET Harmonizes SOPs

Standard Operating Protocols (SOP) : Recommendation for sampling, transport and storage of samples for Buruli ulcer diagnosis. Read More
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Launch of the External Quality Assessment program

Launch of the External Quality Assessment program

  Written byAfrica BU-LABNET
      on 17 May 2021