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Investigation of recurrent melioidosis in Lao People's Democratic Republic by multilocus sequence typing

Abstract:

Melioidosis is an infectious disease caused by the saprophytic bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. In northeast Thailand and northern Australia, where the disease is highly endemic, a range of molecular tools have been used to study its epidemiology and pathogenesis. In the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos) where melioidosis has been recognized as endemic since 1999, no such studies have been undertaken. We used a multilocus sequence typing scheme specific for B. pseudomallei to invest...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.4269/ajtmh.15-0909

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Wellcome Trust More from this funder
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine More from this funder
Publisher:
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Journal website
Publication date:
2016-01-01
Acceptance date:
2016-02-15
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EISSN:
1476-1645
Source identifiers:
611922
Language:
English
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pubs:611922
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uuid:fa000f1d-83ff-46ca-b052-97079301d4b1
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pubs:611922
Deposit date:
2016-03-27

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