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Emerging of Melioidosis in Indonesia

Abstract:

Melioidosis is known to be highly endemic in parts of southeast Asia and northern Australia; however, cases are rarely reported in Indonesia. Here we report three cases of melioidosis in Makassar, South Sulawesi, Indonesia occurring between 2013 and 2014. Two patients died and the other was lost to follow-up. Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates from all three cases were identified by the VITEK2 Compact installed in the hospital in 2012. None of the three patients reported received antimicrobia...

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Published
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10.4269/ajtmh.15-0292

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Dance, D
Limmathurotsakul, D
Grant:
089275/H/09/Z
101103/Z/13/Z
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Dr. Wahidin Sudirohusodo Hospital
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pubs:580053
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uuid:061a0be1-6855-438f-a937-a7bc03d50d45
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pubs:580053
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580053
Deposit date:
2015-12-15

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