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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Journal:
PLoS neglected tropical diseases More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
3
Pages:
e2105
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Language:
English
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uuid:91c8008f-b095-4558-a9d3-f59d95009787
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394884
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2013-11-16

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