Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 16th, 2003
Their research was presented at the Society for General Microbiology's meeting in Manchester, England.
"British soldiers stationed in Southeast Asia and North Australia, as well as local people, can be exposed to infection by a dangerous bacterium called Burkholderia pseudomallei which causes pneumonia and septicemia. This bacterium is resistant to many antibiotics and, as treatment can take 9 months with frequent relapses, we...
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