• Vol. 39 No. 12, 945–947
  • 15 December 2010

Development of Ceftazidime Resistance in Burkhoderia pseudomallei in a Patient Experiencing Melioidosis with Mediastinal Lymphadenitis


Melioidosis caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei is endemic to Southeast Asia and Northern Australia. Melioidosis was nicknamed the “greater mimicker” because of its diverse clinical manifestations. We report a case of melioidosis manifested as mediastinal lymphadenitis and ceftazidime-susceptible B. pseudomallei bacteremia.

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