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Human Melioidosis Caused by Novel Transmission of Burkholderia pseudomallei from Freshwater Home Aquarium, United States

Submitted by rileyta on October 1, 2021 - 02:28 PM

Typically, Burkholderia pseudomallei, which causes melioidosis is linked to international travel. However, when a US patient with no international travel was diagnosed with meliodosis, an epidemiologic investigation was able to determine the cause. To read more about this novel route B. pseudomallei exposure, click the blue box!

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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