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Land use and soil type determine the presence of the pathogen Burkholderia pseudomallei in tropical rivers.

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Burkholderia pseudomallei is the bacterium that causes melioidosis in humans. While B. pseudomallei is known to be endemic in South East Asia (SEA), the occurrence of the disease in other parts of the tropics points towards a potentially large global distribution. We investigated the environmental factors that influence the presence (and absence) of B. pseudomallei in a tropical watershed in SEA. Our main objective was to determine whether there is a link between the presence of the organism ...

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10.1007/s11356-015-5943-z

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine, Thailand/Laos MOP
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Environmental Science and Pollution Research Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-13
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1614-7499
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uuid:ec7dbea0-1570-4618-8736-bc356ee3c414
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588816
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pubs:588816

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