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Melioidosis

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Burkholderia pseudomallei is a Gram-negative environmental bacterium and the aetiological agent of melioidosis, a life-threatening infection that is estimated to account for ∼89,000 deaths per year worldwide. Diabetes mellitus is a major risk factor for melioidosis, and the global diabetes pandemic could increase the number of fatalities caused by melioidosis. Melioidosis is endemic across tropical areas, especially in southeast Asia and northern Australia. Disease manifestations can range fr...

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10.1038/nrdp.2017.107

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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Dance, D
Limmathurotsakul, D
Grant:
106698/Z/14/Z
101103/Z/13/Z
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National Institutes of Health
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Australian National Health and Medical Research Council
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National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Publisher:
Springer Nature
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Nature Reviews Disease Primers More from this journal
Volume:
4
Article number:
17107
Publication date:
2018-02-01
Acceptance date:
2018-01-01
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EISSN:
2056-676X
Pmid:
29388572
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English
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pubs:823353
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uuid:d095a151-c933-4ac0-8101-4ab8688e4919
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823353
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2018-02-10

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