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Research & Reviews  531 results

Etiological spectrum of persistent fever in the tropics and predictors of ubiquitous in...
BMC Medicine; Bottieau E, Van Duffel L et. al.

May 2nd, 2022 - Persistent fever, defined as fever lasting for 7 days or more at first medical evaluation, has been hardly investigated as a separate clinical entity in the tropics. This study aimed at exploring the frequencies and diagnostic predictors of the ub...

Severe community-acquired pneumonia in Reunion Island: Epidemiological, clinical, and m...
PloS One; de Mangou A, Combe A et. al.

Apr 16th, 2022 - No data are available on severe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in the French overseas department of Reunion Island. This is unfortunate as the microorganisms responsible for the disease are likely to differ from those in temperate regions due ...

In silico analyses of penicillin binding proteins in Burkholderia pseudomallei uncovers...
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; McLaughlin HP, Gulvik CA et. al.

Apr 14th, 2022 - Burkholderia pseudomallei causes melioidosis. Sequence typing this pathogen can reveal geographical origin and uncover epidemiological associations. Here, we describe B. pseudomallei genes encoding putative penicillin binding proteins (PBPs) and i...

Multistate outbreak of melioidosis associated with imported aromatherapy spray.
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health;

Mar 27th, 2022 - Multistate outbreak of melioidosis associated with imported aromatherapy spray.|2022||diagnosis,epidemiology,

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

Diagnostic Accuracy of the DPP II Assay

Apr 3rd, 2020 - Burkholderia pseudomallei is responsible for melioidosis, a disease that can present a range of signs and symptoms and can be treated by a specific drug regimen. Diagnosis of melioidosis is made by isolation of the bacteria from body fluids or tis...

Causes of Pneumonia in Yangon

Jan 13th, 2020 - Melioidosis is caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, a Gram-negative saprophytic environmental bacterium that is an important emerging tropical infection. There are an estimated 165,000 cases and 89,000 deaths world-wide each year. Eighty-four perc...

Study to Obtain Blood and Voided Urine Samples to Improve the Diagnosis of Melioidosis

Oct 23rd, 2018 - Study will be proposed to all patients at Sihanouk Hospital Centre of HOPE (SHCH) and HOPE Community Medical Center (CMC) presenting with systemic inflammatory response syndrome (SIRS). Blood samples will be collected upon admission for patients w...

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News  8 results

CDC Details Deadly Aromatherapy Outbreak

Mar 2nd, 2022 - While the lavender-scented spritz from Walmart might have seemed the furthest thing from exotic, the Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteria inside sparked a deadly melioidosis outbreak that CDC scientists highlighted as a reason to watch for unexpecte...

Freshwater Aquarium Provides Source for Melioidosis Infection

Jan 3rd, 2022 - A Maryland woman came down with a severe tropical infection called melioidosis from her freshwater home aquarium, says a report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases describing a new route of transmission. Melioidosis is caused by the bacter...

'Two Americas'; U.K. Opts for Boosters; Pooch's COVID

Jul 1st, 2021 - Note that some links may require registration or subscription. NIAID Director Anthony Fauci, MD, said he's very concerned about the "two Americas" developing -- one of highly vaccinated areas where COVID case counts remain suppressed, and areas of...

WCD: Watch for these emerging infections
Dermatology News; Bruce Jancin

Aug 3rd, 2015 - VANCOUVER – Two serious emerging skin and soft tissue infections whose progress physicians will want to chart are melioidosis and Acinetobacter baumannii infection, Dr. Dirk M.

Monkeys infected by deadly bacteria at Louisiana lab

Mar 4th, 2015 - (Reuters) - Five monkeys at a high-security primate research lab in Louisiana were accidentally infected with or exposed to a deadly bacteria being analyzed at the lab, officials told Reuters on Wednesday. A federal investigator also became sick a...

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