Volume 85, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



We report the first case of imported melioidosis in Spain from a diabetic immigrant who visited West Africa during the rainy season. Because of the unusual presentation of this disease in Africa, clinical and microbiological diagnosis of imported melioidosis from this continent can be very elusive.


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  • Received : 07 Apr 2011
  • Accepted : 09 May 2011
  • Published online : 01 Aug 2011

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