Burkholderia pseudomallei antibodies in children, Cambodia

Vanaporn Wuthiekanun*, Ngoun Pheaktra, Hor Putchhat, Lina Sin, Bun Sen, Varun Kumar, Sayan Langla, Sharon J. Peacock, Nicholas P. Day

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Antibodies to Burkholderia pseudomallei were detected in 16% of children in Siem Reap, Cambodia. This organism was isolated from 30% of rice paddies in the surrounding vicinity. Despite the lack of reported indigenous cases, melioidosis is likely to occur in Cambodia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)301-303
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2008
Externally publishedYes


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