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Descriptor English: Melioidosis
Descriptor Spanish: Melioidosis
Descriptor melioidosis
Entry term(s) enfermedad de Stauton
enfermedad de Whitmore
infección por Burkholderia pseudomallei
muermo espurio
pseudocólera
Scope note: Enfermedad en humanos y animales que recuerda al MUERMO. Está producida por BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI y puede ir desde una infección latente hasta una afección que produce abcesos múltiples, neumonía y bacteriemia.
Descriptor Portuguese: Melioidose
Descriptor French: Mélioïdose
Entry term(s): Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection
Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections
Infection, Burkholderia pseudomallei
Infections, Burkholderia pseudomallei
Melioidoses
Tree number(s): C01.150.252.400.170.531
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008554
Scope note: A disease of humans and animals that resembles GLANDERS. It is caused by BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI and may range from a dormant infection to a condition that causes multiple abscesses, pneumonia, and bacteremia.
Annotation: caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei; in India, Malay & Indonesia
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
TM transmission
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
DeCS ID: 8722
Unique ID: D008554
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/02/24
Melioidosis - Preferred
Concept UI M0013324
Scope note A disease of humans and animals that resembles GLANDERS. It is caused by BURKHOLDERIA PSEUDOMALLEI and may range from a dormant infection to a condition that causes multiple abscesses, pneumonia, and bacteremia.
Preferred term Melioidosis
Entry term(s) Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection
Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections
Infection, Burkholderia pseudomallei
Infections, Burkholderia pseudomallei
Melioidoses



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