Burkholderia pseudomallei: an uncommon cause of bacteraemic pneumonia in a diabetic.Indian J Chest Dis Allied Sci. 2011 Jul-Sep; 53(3):185-7.IJ
A 55-year-old woman presented with fever, breathlessness and shock. She was diagnosed to have diabetes mellitus (Type 2) after admission. Blood culture grew Burkholderia pseudomallei. The patient responded to intravenous ceftozidime for two weeks and a prolonged course of six months with cotrimoxazole and doxycycline.