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Melioidosis with brain abscess.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3174527     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Central nervous system involvement in melioidosis is rare. We describe a 48 year old woman who developed septicaemia and a brain abscess due to Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Since there is a continuing practical problem in bacteriological confirmation of the aetiological agent, diagnosis of melioidosis has to be made on clinical suspicion.
S Pit; F K Chea; F Jamal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Postgraduate medical journal     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0032-5473     ISO Abbreviation:  Postgrad Med J     Publication Date:  1988 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-11-22     Completed Date:  1988-11-22     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0234135     Medline TA:  Postgrad Med J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  140-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
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MeSH Terms
Acute Disease
Brain / radiography*
Brain Abscess / radiography*
Melioidosis / radiography*
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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