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Short report: disease severity and outcome of melioidosis in HIV coinfected individuals.

Department of Clinical Tropical Medicine, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.
The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene (Impact Factor: 2.74). 01/2006; 73(6):1165-6.
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ABSTRACT This study examined whether coinfection with HIV and Burkholderia pseudomallei leads to altered disease severity or outcome associated with melioidosis. Coinfection was detected in only 8 of 524 (1.5%) adults with melioidosis in northeast Thailand. Clinical presentation and acute outcome were similar in HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients.

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