Trending Medical and health breaking news Freshwater Aquarium Provides Source for Melioidosis Infection

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Freshwater Aquarium Gives Supply for Melioidosis An infection

A Maryland woman came down with a severe tropical infection called melioidosis from her freshwater home aquarium, says a report in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases describing a new route of transmission. Melioidosis is caused by the bacteria Burkholderia pseudomallei in soil or water. Until last year, almost all US cases of melioidosis were from…