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Causes of Melioidosis

Primary Cause of Melioidosis

The primary cause of Melioidosis is the result:

  • of an infectious agent.

Melioidosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Melioidosis:

Melioidosis: Geographical Location Profile

Geographical Profile for Melioidosis: Melioidosis is predominately a disease of tropical climates, especially in Southeast Asia where it is... (Source: excerpt from Melioidosis: DBMD) ...more »

Melioidosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Melioidosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Melioidosis:

Melioidosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Melioidosis: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Melioidosis:

Causes of Broader Categories of Melioidosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Melioidosis?

Causes: Melioidosis: The bacteria causing melioidosis are found in contaminated water and soil and are spread to humans and animals through direct contact with the contaminated source. (Source: excerpt from Melioidosis: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Melioidosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Melioidosis may be found in:


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