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Melioidosis - What it is

Melioidosis is a community cause of community acquired infection in Southeast Asia, including Singapore. It is an infection caused by the environmental gram negative bacillus, Burkholderia pseudomallei.  This organism is widely distributed in soil and fresh water in endemic regions. 

It can be associated with severe infections with mortality rates as high as 40% in some cases. 

Melioidosis - How to prevent?

Melioidosis - Preparing for surgery

Melioidosis - Post-surgery care

Melioidosis - Other Information

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