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Melioidosis in Thailand: present and future

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A recent modelling study estimated that there are 2800 deaths due to melioidosis in Thailand yearly. The Thailand Melioidosis Network (formed in 2012) has been working closely with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) to investigate and reduce the burden of this disease. Based on updated data, the incidence of melioidosis is still high in Northeast Thailand. More than 2000 culture-confirmed cases of melioidosis are diagnosed in general hospitals with microbiology laboratories in this region e...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.3390/tropicalmed3020038

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
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ORCID:
0000-0003-0430-5699
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Limmathurotsakul, D
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Publisher:
MDPI Publisher's website
Journal:
Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
2
Pages:
Article: 38
Publication date:
2018-04-08
Acceptance date:
2018-03-21
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ISSN:
2414-6366
Pubs id:
pubs:848135
URN:
uri:be40b1f5-6e22-4a95-8b50-774c7984e6c6
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uuid:be40b1f5-6e22-4a95-8b50-774c7984e6c6
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pubs:848135

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