Bacteria that Causes Rare Disease Melioidosis Discovered in US Environmental Samples | CDC Online Newsroom

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has identified for the first time in domestic environmental samples the bacteria that causes a rare and serious disease called melioidosis. bacteria, Burkholderia pseudomallei or B. pseudomalleiwas identified through sampling of soil and water in the Gulf Coast region of Mississippi. It is unclear how long the … Read more