July 28, 2022

6 Minutes
Health and Medicine

Melioidosis causes pneumonia, abscess formation, or infection (Whitmore’s disease)

Melioidosis is an infection caused by the gram-negative bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei. This infection may causes pneumonia, sepsis or local infection in various organs. Diagnosis is based on staining and culture. Treatment with antibiotics such...
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