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Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in a cystic fibrosis patient from the Caribbean: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18716683     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Burkholderia pseudomallei is a pathogen identified with increasing frequency in the respiratory tracts of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients from endemic areas such as Southeast Asia and northern Australia. The following report describes the first known reported case in a CF patient from the Caribbean attending a North American CF clinic.
Dimas Mateos Corral; Allan L Coates; Yvonne C W Yau; Raymond Tellier; Mindy Glass; Steven M Jones; Valerie J Waters
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1198-2241     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Respir. J.     Publication Date:    2008 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-21     Completed Date:  2008-12-16     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433332     Medline TA:  Can Respir J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  237-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Burkholderia pseudomallei / isolation & purification*
Caribbean Region / ethnology
Cystic Fibrosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  ethnology
Follow-Up Studies
Melioidosis / complications*,  drug therapy,  ethnology
Ontario / epidemiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents

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