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 species that inhabits water and soil and causes melioidosis. Infection is spread via contact with a contaminated source and is a predominant disease of tropical climates. The species is a potential agent for bioterrorism. See also melioidosis.

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.

Burkholderia

a genus of gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacteria.

Burkholderia mallei
the causative agent of glanders, a disease of horses that is communicable to humans. Previously called Pseudomonas mallei.
Burkholderia pseudomallei
the causative agent of melioidosis, a disease of rodents occasionally transmitted to all domestic animal species and humans. Formerly called Pseudomonas pseudomallei.
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Burkholderia pseudomallei is an free-living gram-negative bacterium causing melioidosis and is endemic in Southeast Asia.
The screen has been used by Dowling and other researchers at Exeter to look at genes in the important pathogen, Burkholderia pseudomallei, which causes the potentially deadly human disease, melioidosis.
Burkholderia thailandensis was presented as a mimic for Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei, which are listed as select agents.