Diseases

Name

Melioidosis

Names alternate

Pseudoglanders
Whitmore's disease
Acute and fulminating melioidosis
Melioidosis
Pseudoglanders
Nightcliff gardener's disease
Pseudoglanders
Paddy-field disease
Morphia injector's septicaemia

Parents
(1) Febrile Illness
(2) Respiratory diseases
Agents
(1) Burkholderia pseudomallei > Burkholderia > Bacteria
Populations
(1) Domestic cat (Felis catus) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris) > Canis > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Horse (Equus ferus caballus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(5) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(6) Mule (Equus mulus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(7) Sheep (Ovis aries) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(8) Swine (Sus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Casual contact
(2) Ingestion
(3) Water-borne
Properties
(1) Select agents or toxins
(2) Zoonotic
Documents
(1) CDC: Melioidosis (2012)
(2) Wikipedia: Melioidosis (2015)
Notes

B. pseudomallei was previously classed as part of the Pseudomonas genus and until 1992, it was known as Pseudomonas pseudomallei.

Created

2015-07-27 14:57:24+00:00

Modified

2015-09-09 18:42:16.492065+00:00