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Evaluation of molecular methods to improve the detection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in soil and water samples from Laos.

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Burkholderia pseudomallei is the cause of melioidosis, a severe and potentially fatal disease of humans and animals. It is endemic in northern Australia and Southeast Asia and is found in soil and surface water. The environmental distribution of B. pseudomallei worldwide and within countries where it is endemic, such as the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos), remains unclear. However, this knowledge is important to our understanding of the ecology and epidemiology of B. pseudomallei and ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1128/aem.04204-14

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Applied and environmental microbiology Journal website
Volume:
81
Issue:
11
Pages:
3722-3727
Publication date:
2015-06-01
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EISSN:
1098-5336
ISSN:
0099-2240
Source identifiers:
517024
Language:
English
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pubs:517024
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uuid:3af9670f-c794-4167-9445-480e19790413
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pubs:517024
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2015-12-26

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