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Treatment and prognosis of melioidosis

Currie, Bart J. and Anstey, Nicholas M. (2005). Treatment and prognosis of melioidosis. In UpToDate: Online Medical Information Resource. Waltham, MA: UpToDate.

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Author Currie, Bart J.
Anstey, Nicholas M.
Title of Chapter Treatment and prognosis of melioidosis
Title of Book UpToDate: Online Medical Information Resource
Place of Publication Waltham, MA
Publisher UpToDate
Publication Year 2005
HERDC Category B2 - Book Chapter - authored/other (internal)
Abstract — Melioidosis is a clinically diverse disease caused by the facultative intracellular gram-negative bacterium, Burkholderia pseudomallei [1,2]. This organism is a widely distributed environmental saprophyte in soil and fresh surface water in endemic regions [3]; the risk of acquiring the infection occurs in these same areas. The treatment and prognosis of melioidosis will be presented here. The epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of melioidosis are discussed separately.
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