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Emergence of pediatric melioidosis in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Abstract:

We describe the first cases of pediatric melioidosis in Cambodia. Thirty-nine cases were diagnosed at the Angkor Hospital for Children, Siem Reap, between October 2005 and December 2008 after the introduction of microbiology capabilities. Median age was 7.8 years (range = 1.6-16.2 years), 15 cases were male (38%), and 4 cases had pre-existing conditions that may have pre-disposed the patient to melioidosis. Infection was localized in 27 cases (69%) and disseminated in 12 cases (31%). Eleven c...

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10.4269/ajtmh.2010.10-0030

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Pagnarith, Y More by this author
Thaipadungpanit, J More by this author
Wuthiekanun, V More by this author
Amornchai, P More by this author
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Journal:
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene
Volume:
82
Issue:
6
Pages:
1106-1112
Publication date:
2010-06-05
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EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
URN:
uuid:3901fddf-c98d-4f99-b02e-f6e72a66ac61
Source identifiers:
58633
Local pid:
pubs:58633

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