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Melioidosis in Mauritius

By Mohammad Iqbal Issack, Chundr Dutt Bundhun and Hemraj Gokhool


We report the first case of human melioidosis from Mauritius, where Burkholderia pseudomallei has never been isolated. The patient was immunocompromised, had never traveled abroad, and had a history of regular exposure to mud. She became ill at a time when rainfall was higher than the monthly average

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