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Volume 19, Number 10—October 2013

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Melioidosis in Traveler from Africa to Spain

María I. MorosiniComments to Author , Carmen Quereda, Horacio Gil, Pedro Anda, María Núñez-Murga, Rafael Cantón, and Rogelio López-Vélez
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid, Spain (M.I. Morosini, C. Quereda, R. Cantón, R. López-Vélez); and National Center for Microbiology, Madrid (H. Gil, P. Anda)

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Phylogenetic position of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolate BpSp2, sequence type (ST) 879 (boldface), from a patient in Spain who had traveled to Africa. The dendrogram was built by using 852 isolates from the public B. pseudomallei database (http://bpseudomallei.mlst.net). The clade in which most STs from Africa, South America, and the Caribbean are located has been enlarged; location, source type, and year collected are indicated for each isolate. Black circle indicates isolates from Africa; bl

Figure. . Phylogenetic position of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolate BpSp2, sequence type (ST) 879 (boldface), from a patient in Spain who had traveled to Africa. The dendrogram was built by using 852 isolates from the public B. pseudomallei database (http://bpseudomallei.mlst.net). The clade in which most STs from Africa, South America, and the Caribbean are located has been enlarged; location, source type, and year collected are indicated for each isolate. Black circle indicates isolates from Africa; black squares indicate isolates from South America or the Caribbean; black triangles indicate ST349 from Martinique and the first patient described in Spain (7). Location of other STs from Africa, B. mallei, and B. thailandensis are also indicated. Environ, environment.

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