Melioidosis in a Resident of Texas with No Recent Travel History, United States
Caitlin M. Cossaboom , Atanaska Marinova-Petkova, Jonathan Strysko, Gretchen Rodriguez, Trevor Maness, Jaime Ocampo, Jay E. Gee, Mindy G. Elrod, Christopher A. Gulvik, Lindy Liu, William A. Bower, Alex R. Hoffmaster, David D. Blaney, Johanna S. Salzer, Jonathan S. Yoder, Mia C. Mattioli, Thomas J. Sidwa, Lillian Ringsdorf, Gale Morrow, Elvia Ledezma, and Amanda Kieffer
Author affiliations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA (C.M. Cossaboom, A. Marinova-Petkova, J. Strysko, J.E. Gee, M.G. Elrod, C.A. Gulvik, L. Liu, W.A. Bower, A.R. Hoffmaster, D.D. Blaney, J.S. Salzer, J.S. Yoder, M.C.Mattioli); Texas Department of State Health Services, San Antonio, Texas, USA (G. Rodriguez, T. Maness, J. Ocampo, L. Ringsdorf, G. Morrow, E. Ledezma, A. Kieffer); Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas, USA (T.J. Sidwa)
Figure 1. Progressive changes in a cutaneous chest wound for a 63-year-old man who had melioidosis, Texas, USA, 2018. Images were obtained on A) day 3, B) day 4, C) day 9, and D) day 10 after his initial visit to hospital A on November 17, 2018.
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