Melioidosis

Melioidosis is a topic covered in the CDC Yellow Book.

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Infectious Agent

Burkholderia pseudomallei , a saprophytic gram- negative bacillus, is the causative agent of melioidosis. The bacteria are found in soil and water, widely distributed in tropical and subtropical countries.

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Infectious Agent

Burkholderia pseudomallei , a saprophytic gram- negative bacillus, is the causative agent of melioidosis. The bacteria are found in soil and water, widely distributed in tropical and subtropical countries.

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