Volume 20, Number 2—February 2014
Melioidosis Caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei in Drinking Water, Thailand, 2012
|Source of drinking water†||No. positive samples/no. tested (%)||Median quantitative count of B. pseudomallei, CFU/L (range)|
|Bore hole||10/84 (12)||18 (<1–65)|
|Collected rain||0/160 (0)||NA|
|Available but not consumed||26/178 (15)||<1 (<1–63)|
|Consumed||6/95 (6)||1 (<1–13)|
|Total||43/576 (7)||1 (<1–65)|
*Households of participants who resided ≤100 km of Sappasithiprasong Hospital in Ubon Ratchathani were visited. NA, not applicable.
†Samples from water that was consumed were collected, together with tap water samples, which were collected regardless of ingestion history.
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