Human melioidosis, Malawi, 2011.

January 13, 2016 at 12:24 pm

Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;19(6):981-4.

Katangwe T1, Purcell J, Bar-Zeev N, Denis B, Montgomery J, Alaerts M, Heyderman RS, Dance DA, Kennedy N, Feasey N, Moxon CA.

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1Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi.

Abstract

A case of human melioidosis caused by a novel sequence type of Burkholderia pseudomallei occurred in a child in Malawi, southern Africa. A literature review showed that human cases reported from the continent have been increasing.

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