Glanders: off to the races with Burkholderia mallei.

@article{Whitlock2007GlandersOT,
  title={Glanders: off to the races with Burkholderia mallei.},
  author={Gregory C. Whitlock and Dorothy Estes and Alfredo G Torres},
  journal={FEMS microbiology letters},
  year={2007},
  volume={277 2},
  pages={
          115-22
        }
}
Burkholderia mallei, the etiologic agent of the disease known as glanders, is primarily a disease affecting horses and is transmitted to humans by direct contact with infected animals. The use of B. mallei as a biological weapon has been reported and currently, there is no vaccine available for either humans or animals. Despite the history and highly infective nature of B. mallei, as well as its potential use as a bio-weapon, B. mallei research to understand the pathogenesis and the host… CONTINUE READING
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