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Melioidosis in South Asia (India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bhutan and Afghanistan)

Abstract:

Despite the fact that South Asia is predicted to have the highest number of cases worldwide, melioidosis is a little-known entity in South Asian countries. It has never been heard of by the majority of doctors and has as yet failed to gain the attention of national Ministries of Health and country offices of the World Health Organization (WHO). Although a few centers are diagnosing increasing numbers of cases, and the mortality documented from these institutions is relatively high (nearly 20%...

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Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9189-7244
Publisher:
MDPI
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease More from this journal
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
51
Publication date:
2018-05-22
Acceptance date:
2018-05-18
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EISSN:
2414-6366
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Pubs id:
pubs:858432
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uuid:90fa0f06-d46e-40d1-82ca-43af53cb63b6
Local pid:
pubs:858432
Source identifiers:
858432
Deposit date:
2018-06-21

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