Human melioidosis, Malawi, 2011

Thembi Katangwe, Janet Purcell, Naor Bar-Zeev, Brigitte Denis, Jacqui Montgomery, Maaike Alaerts, Robert Simon Heyderman, David A B Dance, Neil Kennedy, Nicholas Feasey, Christopher Alan Moxon

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A case of human melioidosis caused by a novel sequence type of Burkholderia pseudomallei occurred in a child in Malawi, southern Africa. A literature review showed that human cases reported from the continent have been increasing.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)981-4
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2013


  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Burkholderia pseudomallei
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Malawi
  • Male
  • Melioidosis
  • Treatment Outcome


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