2nd June 2017, Volume 130 Number 1456

Junaid Beig, Kerry Read, Darren Welch, Hasan Bhally

We report a case of Burkholderia pseudomallei bacteremia without pulmonary involvement, complicated by possible Haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH). Melioidosis is a tropical disease caused by B. pseudomallei, a highly pathogenic gram-negative…

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Junaid Beig, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, North Shore Hospital, Auckland; Kerry Read, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, North Shore Hospital, Auckland; Darren Welch, Department of Microbiology Laboratory, North Shore Hospital, Auckland; Hasan Bhally, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, North Shore Hospital, Auckland.

Acknowledgements

Dr Kirsten Pearce (Radiologist, North Shore Hospital), Dr Merit Hanna (Haematologist, North Shore Hospital), Lisa Couldrey (Graphic Designer, Auckland City Hospital), Prof Bart Currie (Royal Darwin Hospital, Australia).

Correspondence

Dr Hasan Bhally, Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, North Shore Hospital, Auckland, NSH Private Bag 93503, Takapuna 0740, Auckland 0622.

Correspondence Email

hasan.bhally@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Competing Interests

Nil.

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