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In vitro motility of a population of clinical Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates.

Abstract:

Melioidosis, a serious infection caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, is a leading cause of community-acquired sepsis in Northeast Thailand, and the commonest cause of death from community-acquired pneumonia in the Top End of Northern Australia. The causative organism is a Gram-negative, motile bacillus that is a facultative intracellular pathogen. B. pseudomallei flagella have been proposed as a possible vaccine candidate and putative virulence determinant. Flagella expression was highly con...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet
Volume:
89
Issue:
9
Pages:
1506-1510
Publication date:
2006-09-05
EISSN:
0125-2208
ISSN:
0125-2208
URN:
uuid:e5cf3df6-4de9-4736-ba32-08567ca798e2
Source identifiers:
74870
Local pid:
pubs:74870

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