Volume 91, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Bangkok, Thailand, is a city considered to be at low risk for melioidosis. We describe 10 goats that died of melioidosis in Bangkok. Half of them were born and reared in the city. Multilocus sequence typing ruled out an outbreak. This finding challenges the assumption that melioidosis is rarely acquired in central Thailand.

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  • Received : 23 Feb 2014
  • Accepted : 14 Apr 2014
  • Published online : 06 Aug 2014

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