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Melioidosis has not been recognized previously in Laos, but within months of starting a prospective study of community acquired septicemia in Vientiane, 2 patients with melioidosis were identified. One was a previously healthy, 44-year-old female rice farmer who presented with supraclavicular lymphadenitis and the other was a 74-year-old man with diabetes and renal calculi who was receiving corticosteroids and had septicemia and septic arthritis.

Original publication

DOI

10.1086/318713

Type

Journal article

Journal

Clin Infect Dis

Publication Date

15/02/2001

Volume

32

Pages

653 - 654

Keywords

Adult, Aged, Burkholderia pseudomallei, Female, Humans, Laos, Male, Melioidosis