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 (US)
Pages (from-to)981-984
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Katangwe, T., Purcell, J., Bar-Zeev, N., Denis, B., Montgomery, J., Alaerts, M., Heyderman, R. S., Dance, D. A. B., Kennedy, N., Feasey, N., & Moxon, C. A. (2013). Human melioidosis, Malawi, 2011. Emerging infectious diseases, 19(6), 981-984.