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Volume 11, Number 9—September 2005

Melioidosis, Northeastern Brazil

Dionne Bezerra Rolim*, Dina Cortez Feitosa Lima Vilar†, Anastacio Queiroz Sousa*, Iracema Sampaio Miralles‡, Diana Carmen Almeida de Oliveira†, Gerry Harnett§, Lyn O'Reilly§, Kay Howard§, Ian Sampson§, and Timothy J.J. Inglis§Comments to Author 
Author affiliations: *Hospital São Jose, Ceará, Brazil; †Secretaria da Saude do Estado do Ceará, Ceará, Brazil; ‡Central Laboratory of Public Health for the State of Ceará, Ceará, Brazil; §Western Australian Centre for Pathology and Medical Research, Nedlands, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Table 1

Patients implicated in melioidosis case-cluster in northeastern Brazil, 2003 (outbreak 1)

Patient Sex Age, y Outcome Culture Autopsy Serology
1 M 15 Died NA* NA NA
2 F 14 Died Gram-negative bacteria Melioidosis Negative
3 M 10 Died Burkholderia pseudomallei Melioidosis Negative
4 F 12 Survived Negative NA Positive

*NA, not available.

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