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Treatment and prophylaxis of melioidosis

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Melioidosis, infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei, is being recognised with increasing frequency and is probably more common than currently appreciated. Treatment recommendations are based on a series of clinical trials conducted in Thailand over the past 25 years. Treatment is usually divided into two phases: in the first, or acute phase, parenteral drugs are given for =10 days with the aim of preventing death from overwhelming sepsis; in the second, or eradication phase, oral drugs are ...

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Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
310-318
Publication date:
2014-01-01
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EISSN:
1872-7913
ISSN:
0924-8579
URN:
uuid:4cf721be-051f-489a-8d3e-a2ca2295ac08
Source identifiers:
464281
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pubs:464281

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