Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Melioidosis. Virulence in the fly established. Recent report.

This open source paper describes temperature-dependent virulence of the causative agent of melioidosis in the fly. The authors state that the infectious disease melioidosis is problematic in Southeast Asia and Northern Australia.

Pilátová M, Dionne MS. Burkholderia thailandensis Is Virulent in Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49745. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049745.PubMed PMID: 23209596.

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