Melioidosis Acquired by Traveler to Nigeria

Title
Melioidosis Acquired by Traveler to Nigeria
Authors
Salam, AP; Khan, N; Malnick, H; Kenna, DTD; Dance, DAB; Klein, JL
Keywords
BURKHOLDERIA-PSEUDOMALLEI; AFRICA
Issue Date
2011
Publisher
EMERG INFECT DIS
Citation
Emerg. Infect. Dis;JUL;2011;17;7
Abstract
We describe melioidosis associated with travel to Nigeria in a woman with diabetes, a major predisposing factor for this infection. With the prevalence of diabetes projected to increase dramatically in many developing countries, the global reach of melioidosis may expand.
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/11267/2436
ISSN
1080-6040
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