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<ns4:p>Melioidosis is endemic in areas of Southeast Asia, however, there are no published reports from the Thai-Myanmar border.  We report the first two cases of fatal melioidosis in this region. This is of great public health importance and highlights the need to increase clinical awareness of melioidosis on the Thai-Myanmar border and to assess the true burden of disease in the area through improved case detection and <ns4:italic>Burkholderia pseudomallei</ns4:italic> prevalence studies.</ns4:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.12688/f1000research.3-4.v1

Type

Journal article

Journal

F1000Research

Publisher

F1000 Research Ltd

Publication Date

06/01/2014

Volume

3

Pages

4 - 4