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EEDA Textbook References: Melioidosis

Alexander AD, Binn LN, Elisberg B, Husted P, Huxsoll DL, Marshall JD Jr, Needy CF, White AD. Zoonotic infections in military scout and tracker dogs in Vietnam. Infect Immun. 1972;5:745-9.

Animal Health Australia. The National Animal Health Information System [NAHIS]. Melioidosis [online]. NAHIS; 2001 Oct. Available at:–bin/aphb/ahsq?dislist=alpha.* Accessed 4 Oct 2002.

Bauernfeind A, Roller C, Meyer D, Jungwirth R, Schneider I. Molecular procedure for rapid detection of Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei. J Clin Microbiol. 1998; 36: 2737-2741.

Bossi P, Tegnell A, Baka A, Van Loock F, Hendriks J, Werner A, Maidhof H, Gouvras G; Task Force on Biological and Chemical Agent Threats, Public Health Directorate, European Commission, Luxembourg. Bichat guidelines for the clinical management of glanders and melioidosis and bioterrorism-related glanders and melioidosis. Euro Surveill. 2004;9:E17-8.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Laboratory exposure to Burkholderia pseudomallei--Los Angeles, California, 2003. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2004;53:988-90.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC].Melioidosis (Burkholderia pseudomallei) [online]. CDC; 2005 Oct. Available at: Accessed 17 Nov 2007.

Cheng AC, Currie BJ. Melioidosis: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2005;18:383-416.

Choy JL, Mayo M, Janmaat A, Currie BJ. Animal melioidosis in Australia. Acta Trop. 2000;74:153-8.

Dance DA. Melioidosis as an emerging global problem. Acta Trop. 2000;74:115-9.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Melioidodis. Available at: Accessed 19 Nov 2007.

Glass MB, Steigerwalt AG, Jordan JG, Wilkins PP, Gee JE.  Burkholderia oklahomensis sp. nov., a Burkholderia pseudomallei-like species formerly known as the Oklahoma strain of Pseudomonas pseudomallei. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2006;56:2171-6.

Howard K, Inglis TJ. Disinfection of Burkholderia pseudomallei in potable water. Water Res. 2005;39:1085-92.

Herenda D, Chambers PG, Ettriqui A, Seneviratna P, da Silva TJP. Manual on meat inspection for developing countries [online]. FAO animal production and health paper 119. Publishing and Multimedia Service, Information Division, FAO; 1994 (reprinted 2000). Melioidosis. Available at: Accessed 27 Aug 2007.

Inglis TJ, Merritt A, Chidlow G, Aravena-Roman M, Harnett G.  Comparison of diagnostic laboratory methods for identification of Burkholderia pseudomallei. Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:2201-6.

Inglis TJ, Sagripanti JL Environmental factors that affect the survival and persistence of Burkholderia pseudomallei. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2006;72:6865-75.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Melioidosis. Available at: Accessed 18 Nov 2007.

Kortepeter M, Christopher G, Cieslak T, Culpepper R, Darling R, Pavlin J, Rowe J, McKee K, Eitzen E, editors. Medical management of biological casualties handbook [online]. 4th ed. United States Department of Defense; 2001. Glanders and melioidosis. Available at:* Accessed 26 Oct 2002.

Lee MA, Wang D, Yap EH. Detection and differentiation of Burkholderia pseudomallei, Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia thailandensis by multiplex PCR. FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol. 2005;43:413-417.

Loveleena , Chaudhry R, Dhawan B. Melioidosis; the remarkable imitator: recent perspectives. J Assoc Physicians India. 2004;52:417-20.

Maharjan B, Chantratita N, Vesaratchavest M, Cheng A, Wuthiekanun V, Chierakul W, Chaowagul W, Day NP, Peacock SJ. Recurrent melioidosis in patients in northeast Thailand is frequently due to reinfection rather than relapse. J Clin Microbiol. 2005;43:6032-4.

Meumann EM, Novak RT, Gal D, Kaestli ME, Mayo M, Hanson JP, Spencer E, Glass MB, Gee JE, Wilkins PP, Currie BJ. Clinical evaluation of a type III secretion system real-time PCR assay for diagnosing melioidosis. J Clin Microbiol. 2006;44:3028-30.

Millan JM, Mayo M, Gal D, Janmaat A, Currie BJ.  Clinical variation in melioidosis in pigs with clonal infection following possible environmental contamination from bore water. Vet J. 2007;174:200-2.

Monastyrskaya G, Fushan A, Abaev I, Kostina M, Filyukova O, Pecherskih E, Sverdlov E. Genome-wide identification and mapping of variable sequences in the genomes of Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei. Res Microbiol. 2005;156:278-288.

Najdenski H, Kussovski V, Vesselinova A. Experimental Burkholderia pseudomallei infection of pigs. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2004;51:225-30.

O'Brien CR, Krockenberger MB, Martin P, Parkes H, Kidd M, Malik R. Disseminated melioidosis in two cats. J Feline Med Surg. 2003;5:83-9.

Porter RS, Kaplan JL, editors. The Merck manual of diagnosis and therapy [online]. 18th ed. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co.; 2005. Melioidosis. Available at: Accessed 18 Nov 2007.

Public Health Agency of Canada. Material Safety Data Sheet – Burkholderia (Pseudomonas) pseudomallei. Office of Laboratory Security; 1999 Nov. Available at: Accessed 19 Nov 2007.

Raja NS, Ahmed MZ, Singh NN. Melioidosis: an emerging infectious disease. J Postgrad Med. 2005;51:140-5.

Rega PP. CBRNE – Glanders and melioidosis. eMedicine [online]; 2007 Aug. Available at: Accessed 27 Aug 2007.

Sprague LD, Neubauer H. Melioidosis in animals: a review on epizootiology, diagnosis and clinical presentation. J Vet Med B Infect Dis Vet Public Health. 2004;51:305-20.

Sirisinha S, Anuntagool N, Dharakul T, Ekpo P, Wongratanacheewin S, Naigowit P, Petchclai B, Thamlikitkul V, Suputtamongkol Y. Recent developments in laboratory diagnosis of melioidosis. Acta Trop. 2000;74:235-45.

Stone R. Racing to defuse a bacterial time bomb. Science. 2007 317: 1022-4.

Ulrich RL, Ulrich MP, Schell MA, Kim HS, DeShazer D. Development of a polymerase chain reaction assay for the specific identification of Burkholderia mallei and differentiation from Burkholderia pseudomallei and other closely related Burkholderiaceae. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2006;55:37-45.

White NJ. Melioidosis. Lancet. 2003;361:1715-22.

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