Mycobacterium avium and Burkholderia pseudomallei (Melioidosis) coinfection in an HIV-positive patient.


A 29 year old HIV positive Thai female with CD4 count of 10 cells/mm3 presented with chronic diffuse abdominal pain, fever, weight loss, anemia and leucopenia. Ultrasonography demonstrated diffuse upper abdominal lymphadenopathy with ascites. Microbiological and molecular work up of the specimen obtained by ultrasound-guided lymph node aspiration revealed… (More)


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