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

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

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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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