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Volume 27, Number 6—June 2021
Research Letter

Molecular Typing of Burkholderia mallei Isolates from Equids with Glanders, India

Harisankar Singha1Comments to Author , Mandy C. Elschner1Comments to Author , Praveen Malik, Sheetal Saini, Bhupendra N. Tripathi, Katja Mertens-Scholz, Hanka Brangsch, Falk Melzer, Raj K. Singh, and Heinrich Neubauer
Author affiliations: Indian Council of Agricultural Research—National Research Centre on Equines, Haryana, India (H. Singha, S. Saini); Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Institute for Bacterial Infections and Zoonoses, Jena, Germany (M.C. Elschner, K. Mertens-Scholz, H. Brangsch, F. Melzer, H. Neubauer); Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying, Government of India, New Delhi, India (P. Malik); Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi (B.N. Tripathi); Indian Council of Agricultural Research—Indian Veterinary Research Institute, Izatnagar, India (R.K. Singh)

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Location, host, and isolation year of 10 Burkholderia mallei isolates included for molecular typing, India

B. mallei isolate Place of origin (district, state) Year isolated Host species Salient clinical signs Sample type
India3076 Solan, Himachal Pradesh 2013 Mule Blood tinged nasal discharge, respiratory distress Nasal swab
India3081 Solan,Himachal Pradesh 2013 Mule Respiratory distress, nasal discharge, cutaneous nodules Nasal swab
India3324 Hardoi,Uttar Pradesh 2014 Horse Nasal discharge, hind limb ulcer, liver abscess Liver abscess
India3478 Agra, Uttar Pradesh 2014 Horse Hind limb ulceration, lacrimation Lesion swab
India3595 Mandi, Himachal Pradesh 2015 Mule Labored breathing, nasal discharge Nasal swab
India3701 Kasganj,Uttar Pradesh 2015 Mule Nasal discharge, cutaneous nodules Lesion swab
India3711 Etah, Uttar Pradesh 2015 Mule Respiratory distress, cutaneous nodules Nasal swab
India3712 Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 2015 Horse Ulcerous nodules on body surface Nasal swab
India3880 Banaskantha, Gujarat 2016 Mule Mucopurulent nasal discharge Nasal swab
India3897 Yamunanagar, Haryana 2016 Horse Ulcerous nodules on hind limb and forelimb, purulent nasal discharge Lesion swab

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1These first authors contributed equally to this work.

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