Melioidosis: an imported case from Madagascar.J Travel Med. 2006 Sep-Oct; 13(5):318-20.JT
Burkholderia pseudomallei, the causative agent of melioidosis, is endemic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia but is a rare pathogen in other parts of the world. No human case of melioidosis has been reported in Madagascar until now. We describe a case of pulmonary melioidosis probably acquired in Madagascar.