Buruli ulcer

Role of specific antibiotics in Mycobacterium ulcerans (Buruli ulcer) management

Provisional guidelines

Follow-up after antibiotic treatment

After completing antibiotic treatment, patients should be followed up for at least 10 months (i.e. for at least 12 months after the start of treatment) to confirm cure, assess possible complications and observe any recurrences. The form in Annex 4 may be used to document follow-up visits.