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Workshop on treatment of and postexposure prophylaxis for Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei Infection, 2010.

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The US Public Health Emergency Medical Countermeasures Enterprise convened subject matter experts at the 2010 HHS Burkholderia Workshop to develop consensus recommendations for postexposure prophylaxis against and treatment for Burkholderia pseudomallei and B. mallei infections, which cause melioidosis and glanders, respectively. Drugs recommended by consensus of the participants are ceftazidime or meropenem for initial intensive therapy, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole or amoxicillin/clavu...

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10.3201/eid1812.120638

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Journal:
Emerging infectious diseases
Volume:
18
Issue:
12
Pages:
e2
Publication date:
2012-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1080-6059
ISSN:
1080-6040
URN:
uuid:644a0c55-4588-478d-b7d7-2bbf68599f86
Source identifiers:
363847
Local pid:
pubs:363847

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