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Melioidosis: a potentially life threatening infection

How, Soon Hin and Liam, C K (2006) Melioidosis: a potentially life threatening infection. The Medical Journal of Malaysia, 61 (3). pp. 386-395. ISSN 0300-5283

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Abstract

Melioidosis is caused by the gram-negative bacillus, Burkholderia pseudomallei. It is endemic in tropical Australia and in Southeast Asian countries. The overall mortality from this infection remains extremely high despite recent advancement in its treatment. This review discuss about clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of melioidosis.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 2987/29435
Uncontrolled Keywords: melioidosis, review, diagnosis, management
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Internal Medicine
Depositing User: AP Soon Hin How
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2013 16:05
Last Modified: 16 Apr 2013 16:05
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/29435

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