Pulmonary melioidosis in febrile neutropenia: The rare and deadly duet.

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We present the first two fulminant cases of pulmonary melioidosis in febrile neutropenic patients with acute and varied presentations seen in our institution and their fatal outcome. A high index of suspicion coupled with microbiological confirmation can facilitate the administration of the appropriate therapy in cases of melioidosis that differ from other bacterial infections in terms of presentation and the response to antimicrobials

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-166
Number of pages2
JournalThe Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 01-07-2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • General Medicine


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