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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Facultative, aerobic, nonmotile, slender, intracellular Gram-negative rod.
    • Agent of glanders.
  • If suspected, notify lab personnel.
  • May be erroneously identified as Pseudomonas sp. by standard microbiologic testing, morphologically indistinguishable from B. pseudomallei.
  • Hard to see on Gram stain. Grows slowly, best with glycerol.

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Last updated: April 5, 2017

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TY - ELEC T1 - Burkholderia mallei ID - 540070 A1 - Bartlett,John,M.D. AU - Spacek,Lisa,M.D., Ph.D. Y1 - 2017/04/05/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540070/all/Burkholderia_mallei PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -