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Seroepidemiological surveillance of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Bangladesh

Abstract:

Melioidosis (. Burkholderia pseudomallei infection) has yet to be demonstrated systematically in Bangladesh. A prospective, cross-sectional serological survey was conducted in 2010 at six Bangladeshi hospitals. Age, gender, occupation and residential address were recorded. Of 1244 patients, 359 (28.9%) were positive for . B. pseudomallei by indirect haemagglutination assay. Farmers had an increased risk of seropositivity (risk ratio. =. 1.4, 95% CI 1.0-1.8; p. =. 0.03). There was no clear geo...

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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
106
Issue:
9
Pages:
576-578
Publication date:
2012-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:783ebe77-337f-44d9-9839-2b0ddc387048
Source identifiers:
348776
Local pid:
pubs:348776

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