Skip to Content

Burkholderia pseudomallei

 

Definition: a species found in cases of melioidosis in humans and other animals and in soil and water in tropical regions. New name for Pseudomonas pseudomallei.

Synonym(s): Pseudomonas pseudomallei, Whitmore bacillus

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide