Melioidosis in New Caledonia

S Lehello, Bart Currie, Daniel Godoy, Brian Spratt, M Mikulski, F Lacassin, B Garin

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    Recognized melioidosis-endemic areas are widening. In the South Pacific, melioidosis is endemic in New Caledonia, northern Australia, and Papua New Guinea. We report the first 4 documented cases of human melioidosis from New Caledonia. Molecular typing of 2 Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates suggests a link to Australian strains.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1607-1609
    Number of pages3
    JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
    Issue number10
    Publication statusPublished - 2005


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