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Volume 75, Issue 5
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645

Abstract

A serologic survey of adults resident in Myanmar was conducted to define the presence of antibodies to , the cause of melioidosis. Antibodies were detectable by indirect hemagglutination assay (IHA) in 757 (78%) of 968 adults, of whom 69 (7%) had an IHA titer ≥0.

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  • Received : 14 Jun 2006
  • Accepted : 24 Jul 2006

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