Evaluation of consensus method for the culture of Burkholderia pseudomallei in soil samples from Laos
We have previously shown that PCR following enrichment culture is the most sensitive method to detect Burkholderia pseudomallei in environmental samples. Here we report an evaluation of the published consensus method for the culture of B. pseudomallei from Lao soil in comparison with our conventional culture method and with PCR with or without prior broth enrichment.
One hundred soil samples were collected from a field known to contain B. pseudo...Expand abstract
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