Melioidosis acquired by traveler to Nigeria

Alex P. Salam, Nisa Khan, Henry Malnick, Dervla T.D. Kenna, David A.B. Dance, John L. Klein

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    Abstract

    We describe melioidosis associated with travel to Nigeria in a woman with diabetes, a major predisposing factor for this infection. With the prevalence of diabetes projected to increase dramatically in many developing countries, the global reach of melioidosis may expand.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1296-1298
    Number of pages3
    JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
    Volume17
    Issue number7
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011

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