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Burkholderia mallei is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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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

Citation

Spacek, Lisa A, and John G Bartlett. "Burkholderia Mallei." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2017. Pediatrics Central, peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540070/all/Burkholderia_mallei.
Spacek LA, Bartlett JG. Burkholderia mallei. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540070/all/Burkholderia_mallei. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Spacek, L. A., & Bartlett, J. G. (2017). Burkholderia mallei. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540070/all/Burkholderia_mallei
Spacek LA, Bartlett JG. Burkholderia Mallei [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540070/all/Burkholderia_mallei.
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