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Systematic review and consensus guidelines for environmental sampling of Burkholderia pseudomallei.

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BACKGROUND: Burkholderia pseudomallei, a Tier 1 Select Agent and the cause of melioidosis, is a Gram-negative bacillus present in the environment in many tropical countries. Defining the global pattern of B. pseudomallei distribution underpins efforts to prevent infection, and is dependent upon robust environmental sampling methodology. Our objective was to review the literature on the detection of environmental B. pseudomallei, update the risk map for melioidosis, and propose international c...

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0002105

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS neglected tropical diseases Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
e2105
Chapter number:
ARTN e2105
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
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uuid:91c8008f-b095-4558-a9d3-f59d95009787
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394884
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pubs:394884

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