Buruli Ulcer. Arwen Frick-Cheng Bio 402. What is Buruli Ulcer?. Infectious disease Characterized by the WHO as a Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) 14 NTD Widely disregarded by industrial nations. What is Buruli Ulcer?. Regions/People Affected. Tropical wetlands and rainforest
Colonies of Mycobacterium ulcerans.
Acid-fast stain of Mycobacterium ulcerans.