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- Niwa, Hidekazu, et al. Show all 8 Authors
- BMC veterinary research 2019 v.15 no.1 pp. 133
- Burkholderia mallei; Burkholderia pseudomallei; Burkholderia thailandensis; Gram-negative bacteria; agar; blood; fungi; glanders; horses; laboratory diagnosis; nasal cavity; selective media; zoonoses
- ... BACKGROUND: Burkholderia mallei is a Gram-negative bacterium that causes glanders, a zoonotic disease, especially in equine populations (e.g. horses, donkeys, and mules). B. mallei usually grows slowly on most culture media, and this property makes it difficult to isolate from clinical specimens. One of the problems is that B. mallei is easily overgrown by other bacteria, especially in animal spec ...