Human Melioidosis, Malawi, 2011
Heyderman, Robert Simon
Dance, David A.B.
Moxon, Christopher Alan
- Publisher: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Emerging Infectious Diseases,
(issn: 1080-6040, eissn: 1080-6059)
Burkholderia pseudomallei | Africa | Dispatch | Melioidosis | infant | osteomyelitis | wa_105 | wc_330 | Malawi | children
mesheuropmc: bacteria | bacterial infections and mycoses | parasitic diseases
A case of human melioidosis caused by a novel sequence type of Burkholderia pseudomallei occurred in a child in Malawi, southern Africa. A literature review showed that human cases reported from the continent have been increasing.