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In 2019, a case of melioidosis in Maryland, United States was shown to have been acquired from an ornamental fish tank contaminated with Burkholderia pseudomallei likely derived from South-East Asia. We therefore investigated the presence of B. pseudomallei in ornamental fish tanks in Vientiane Capital, Laos, an endemic area.

Type

Journal article

Journal

Emerging Infectious Diseases

Publisher

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Publication Date

16/01/2024

Keywords

melioidosis, FFR, Burkholderia pseudomallei, fish tank