Melioidosis acquired by traveler to Nigeria

Alex P. Salam, Nisa Khan, Henry Malnick, Dervla Kenna, David A.B. Dance, John L. Klein

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We describe melioidosis associated with travel to Nigeria in a woman with diabetes, a major predisposing factor for this infection. With the prevalence of diabetes projected to increase dramatically in many developing countries, the global reach of melioidosis may expand.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1296-1298
Number of pages3
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


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