Extreme weather events and environmental contamination are associated with case-clusters of melioidosis in the Northern Territory of Australia

Allen Cheng, S Jacups, Daniel Gal, Mark Mayo, Bart Currie

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Abstract

Melioidosis, the infection due to the environmental organism Burkholderia pseudomallei, is endemic to northern Australia and South East Asia. It is associated with exposure to mud and pooled surface water, but environmental determinants of this disease are poorly understood.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323 - 329
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

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