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- Slow-growing mycobacterium that grows best in vitro at 28 to 33º C.
- May require 6-12 wks to grow in laboratory.
- Notify lab if suspicious, should prompt addition of egg yolk or reduced oxygen tension to enhance recovery.
- Aquatic insects may be a vector for M. ulcerans, and some fish may be passive reservoirs.