Pediatric suppurative parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei

@inproceedings{Fu2016PediatricSP,
  title={Pediatric suppurative parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei},
  author={Zengzhen Fu and Yingzi Lin and Qiang Wu and Qianfeng Xia},
  booktitle={Journal of Venomous Animals and Toxins including Tropical Diseases},
  year={2016}
}
Suppurative parotitis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei has been rarely found outside endemic areas. Herein, we report the recovery of Burkholderia pseudomallei from the pus of a suppurative parotitis observed in a 12-year-old boy who lived in Hainan province, China. Specimens of necrotic tissue were collected and sections were stained with hematoxylin and eosin. Pus sample was also collected for bacteriological examination. The suppurative inflammation was observed in the necrotic tissue… CONTINUE READING