Volume 95, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



Although it has been predicted that melioidosis is probably endemic in the Horn of Africa, no confirmed cases have ever been detected in the region. We have recently isolated from an Eritrean patient in Israel. The isolate was assigned a novel multilocus sequence type (ST-1479). The observation has important epidemiological implications in an era of massive human migration.


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  • Received : 14 Jun 2016
  • Accepted : 01 Aug 2016
  • Published online : 02 Nov 2016
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