Methods for the diagnosis of buruli ulcer

The present invention relates to the diagnosis of Buruli ulcer. The inventors investigated the potential role of local natural antibodies in the recognition of mycolactone produced by M. ulcerans, and confirmed the presence of such antibodies in humans. In particular, the present invention relates to a method of diagnosing Buruli ulcer in a subject comprising detecting anti-mycolactone immunoglobulin (anti-mycolactone IgG) in a biological sample obtained from said subject

Keywords: Anti-mycolactone IgG, Buruli ulcer, mycobacterial disease
Patent Application number: EP 19 207 074.6

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BIO19205-D1

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Patent filling date: 2019-11-05

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