Diabetic ketoacidosis and melioidosis in a child.

  title={Diabetic ketoacidosis and melioidosis in a child.},
  author={Ouyporn Panamonta and Pagakrong Lumbiganon},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={80 10},
A case of 5 year old diabetic girl with melioidosis was reported. She presented with the symptoms and signs of intraabdominal infection, septicemia and diabetic ketoacidosis. Abdominal ultrasonography showed multiple splenic and liver abscesses, melioidosis was suspected. Hemoculture and pus culture yielded Burkholderia pseudomallei which was susceptible to… CONTINUE READING