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Can Respir J. 2008 Jul-Aug;15(5):237-9.

Burkholderia pseudomallei infection in a cystic fibrosis patient from the Caribbean: a case report.

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Division of Respiratory Medicine, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada. dimasmateos@yahoo.com

Abstract

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.

PMID:
18716683
PMCID:
PMC2679542
DOI:
10.1155/2008/290412
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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