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Enhanced melioidosis surveillance in patients attending four tertiary hospitals in Yangon, Myanmar

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To investigate the current epidemiology of melioidosis in Yangon, Myanmar, between June 2017 and May 2019 we conducted enhanced surveillance for melioidosis in four tertiary hospitals in Yangon, where the disease was first discovered in 1911. Oxidase-positive Gram-negative rods were obtained from the microbiology laboratories and further analysed at the Department of Medical Research. Analysis included culture on Ashdown agar, the three disc sensitivity test (gentamicin, colistin and co-amoxi...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1017/s095026882100128x

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Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Journal:
Epidemiology and Infection More from this journal
Volume:
149
Article number:
e154
Publication date:
2021-06-22
Acceptance date:
2021-06-02
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1469-4409
ISSN:
0950-2688
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English
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1183164
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pubs:1183164
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2021-06-23

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