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Increasing incidence of human melioidosis in Northeast Thailand.

Abstract:

Melioidosis is a serious community-acquired infectious disease caused by the Gram-negative environmental bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. A prospective cohort study identified 2,243 patients admitted to Sappasithiprasong Hospital in northeast Thailand with culture-confirmed melioidosis between 1997 and 2006. These data were used to calculate an average incidence rate for the province of 12.7 cases of melioidosis per 100,000 people per year. Incidence increased incrementally from 8.0 (95% ...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
82
Issue:
6
Pages:
1113-1117
Publication date:
2010-06-01
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Source identifiers:
58634
Language:
English
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uuid:3781ed8a-b341-473b-8f23-5a42b683104d
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pubs:58634
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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