Respiratory physicians have been warned to have a high index of suspicion for infection with Burkholderia pseudomallei – the cause of melioidosis – in patients with cystic fibrosis who have travelled in northern Australia or South-East Asia. Respiratory physician Dr James Geake, from the Lyell McEwin Hospital in Adelaide, and colleagues identified 25 culture-confirmed cases ...
Heightened melioidosis risk in CF patients
By Tony James
10 Nov 2015