home Antimicrobials and Resistance, Infection Control Worth a read: Post by @SharonJPeacock & Claire Chewapreecha on tracking pathogen/biothreat behind #melioidosis

Worth a read: Post by @SharonJPeacock & Claire Chewapreecha on tracking pathogen/biothreat behind #melioidosis

Quick post here.  Nice short post in the On Health Blog at Biomed Central on studies of the population genomics of Burkholderia.

Melioidosis is a frequently fatal infectious disease caused by a bacterium (Burkholderia pseudomallei) found in soil in certain parts of the world. We have known about melioidosis for many years, but it’s only in the last 25 years that we have started to understand it better. So, what’s changed?

Source: Tracking the movement of a deadly pathogen and biothreat agent – On Health

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