Burkholderia pseudomallei


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Burkholderia pseudomallei

a species found in cases of melioidosis in humans and other animals and in soil and water in tropical regions. New name for Pseudomonas pseudomallei.

Burkholderia pseudomallei

A gram-negative Pseudomonas-like bacillus found in the environment—e.g., plants, water, and soil of the tropics and subtropics—which is not part of normal human flora, but may be acquired by inhalation or direct inoculation through disrupted skin.

Clinical findings
Human disease ranges from asymptomatic to melioidosis, which is characterised by multifocal abscesses, pneumonia, septicaemia and shock. It has a 20–50% mortality rate.

Burkholderia pseudomallei

Pseudomonas pseudomallei Bacteriology A Pseudomonas-like bacterium Clinical Ranges from asymptomatic to melioidosis; skin infection and multifocal abscesses, URI, septicemia and shock

Burk·hol·der·i·a pseu·do·mal·le·i

(bŭrk-hol-der'ē-ă sū-dō-mal'ē-ī)
A bacterial species found in cases of melioidosis in humans and other animals and in soil and water in tropical regions.
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Exploitation of host cells by Burkholderia pseudomallei. Int J Med Microbiol.
Isolate SM-34 (Bacillus safensis) showed positive results for Xanthomonas oryzae, Burkholderia pseudomallei only, while isolate SM-68(Pseudomonas aeruginosa) has potential to control Xanthomonas compestris.
Ceftazidime resistance in Burkholderia pseudomallei: first report from India.
Management of accidental laboratory exposure to Burkholderia pseudomallei and B.
anthracis, and Burkholderia pseudomallei, thus allowing for multiplex detection of species as well as isolate defining single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs).
For instance, due to the risk of deliberate misuse and potential for mass casualties or devastating effects to the economy, critical infrastructure, or public confidence, the CDC has classified Francisella tularensis and Burkholderia pseudomallei as Tier 1 select agents.
Melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei, is a common infectious disease in tropical and subtropical regions and is especially endemic in Southeast Asia [1].
Final identification was made using the API 20 enteric (API 20E) and API 20 nonenteric (API 20NE) (bioMerieux/ Marcy 1'Etoile, France) biochemical tests, which identified the growth as Burkholderia pseudomallei.
Melioidosis is an endemic communicable disease caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei and a prevalent amphixenosis in tropical and subtropical regions.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections (Melioidosis) - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections (Melioidosis) pipeline landscape.
Various NFGNB isolated Isolate Nos % Pseudomonas aeruginosa 146 57.7 Acinetobacter baumanii 68 26.8 Pseudomonas fluorescens 30 11.8 Acinetobacter lwoffi 4 1.4 Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 2 0.7 Burkholderia cepacia 2 0.7 Burkholderia pseudomallei 1 0.3 Table 3.
[USPRwire, Thu Feb 04 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections (Melioidosis) - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections (Melioidosis)'s therapeutic pipeline.