Immunity to Burkholderia pseudomallei.

@article{Wiersinga2009ImmunityTB,
  title={Immunity to Burkholderia pseudomallei.},
  author={W Joost Wiersinga and Tom van der Poll},
  journal={Current opinion in infectious diseases},
  year={2009},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={
          102-8
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Largely due to its recognition as a biological threat agent, current knowledge on melioidosis, caused by the Gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, has increased tremendously over the last years. This review summarizes current understanding on the molecular characterization of B. pseudomallei and the immunology of melioidosis. RECENT FINDINGS The genome of B. pseudomallei is composed of two chromosomes of which the largest part represents the B. pseudomallei core… CONTINUE READING

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