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What is Burkholderia pseudomallei?

What is Burkholderia pseudomallei?

  • Burkholderia pseudomallei: Gram negative, aerobic, motile rod shaped bacterium.
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei: A species of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes MELIOIDOSIS. It has been isolated from soil and water in tropical regions, particularly Southeast Asia.
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Burkholderia pseudomallei: Introduction

Types of Burkholderia pseudomallei:

Broader types of Burkholderia pseudomallei:

How serious is Burkholderia pseudomallei?

Complications of Burkholderia pseudomallei: see complications of Burkholderia pseudomallei

What causes Burkholderia pseudomallei?

Causes of Burkholderia pseudomallei: see causes of Burkholderia pseudomallei

What are the symptoms of Burkholderia pseudomallei?

Symptoms of Burkholderia pseudomallei: see symptoms of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Complications of Burkholderia pseudomallei: see complications of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Can anyone else get Burkholderia pseudomallei?

More information: see contagiousness of Burkholderia pseudomallei
Inheritance: see inheritance of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Burkholderia pseudomallei: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Burkholderia pseudomallei.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Burkholderia pseudomallei.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Burkholderia pseudomallei: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Burkholderia pseudomallei.
Treatments for Burkholderia pseudomallei: see treatments for Burkholderia pseudomallei
Research for Burkholderia pseudomallei: see research for Burkholderia pseudomallei

Name and Aliases of Burkholderia pseudomallei

Main name of condition: Burkholderia pseudomallei

Other names or spellings for Burkholderia pseudomallei:

Pseudoglanders, Pseudomonas pseudomallei, Whitmore's disease, Melioidosis Source - Diseases Database

Burkholderia pseudomallei: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Burkholderia pseudomallei:


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