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Melioidosis

Melioidosis: Introduction

Melioidosis: Melioidosis, also called Whitmore’s disease, is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. (Source: excerpt from Melioidosis: DBMD) ... more about Melioidosis.

Melioidosis: Bacterial infection from soil or water. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Melioidosis is available below.

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Misdiagnosis and Melioidosis

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Melioidosis: DBMD (Excerpt)

Melioidosis, also called Whitmore’s disease, is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. (Source: excerpt from Melioidosis: DBMD)

Melioidosis: DBMD (Excerpt)

Burkholderia pseudomallei is an organism that has been considered as a potential agent for biological warfare and biological terrorism. (Source: excerpt from Melioidosis: DBMD)

Definitions of Melioidosis:

A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes MELIOIDOSIS. It has been isolated from soil and water in tropical regions, particularly Southeast Asia. - (Source - Diseases Database)

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Melioidosis as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

 

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