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Burkholderia pseudomallei is the causative agent of melioidosis, an overwhelming, rapidly fatal septic infection, and B. thailandensis is a closely related, less virulent species. Both organisms are(More)
A Burkholderia pseudomallei-like organism has recently been identified among some soil isolates of B. pseudomallei in an area with endemic melioidosis. This organism is almost identical to B.(More)
Melioidosis, an infection caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, is endemic in Southeast Asia. The septicemic form of melioidosis is the leading cause of death due to community-acquired bacteremia in(More)