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MJA Podcast - Buruli Ulcer, with A/Prof D. O'Brien

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Mycobacterium ulcerans causes an infectious disease known internationally as Buruli ulcer, and also as Bairnsdale ulcer or Daintree ulcer in Australia. 

Understanding risk factors is key to defining the source and transmission route of Mycobacterium ulcerans, causing severe destructive lesions of skin and soft tissue, resulting in significant morbidity, in attributable mortality and often in long term disability and cosmetic deformity.

Type
20 min Podcast

Accreditation
Self-directed

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn about the prevalence and diagnosis of Buruli ulcer 
  • Explain why it is important not to disregard an initial negative test result
  • Name and elaborate on treatment option and most likely outcomes
  • Focus
    Buruli ulcer, Bairnsdale, Daintree ulcer, diagnosis, negative test results, treatment option, transmission 

    Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Podcast

    Duration

    0h : 20m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 0h : 20m

    Topic

    Infectious Diseases

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Podiatrist, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Type
    Delivery
    Title
    MJA Podcast - Buruli Ulcer, with A/Prof D. O'Brien
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Infectious disease
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    20 minutes
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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