Genomic diversity of Burkholderia pseudomallei isolates, Colombia

Carolina Duarte, Franco Montufar, Jaime Moreno, Dora Sánchez, Jose Yesid Rodríguez, Alfredo G. Torres, Soraya Morales, Adriana Bautista, Mónica G. Huertas, Julia N. Myers, Christopher A. Gulvik, Mindy G. Elrod, David D. Blaney, Jay E. Gee

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We report an analysis of the genomic diversity of isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei, the cause of melioidosis, recovered in Colombia from routine surveillance during 2016-2017. B. pseudomallei appears genetically diverse, suggesting it is well established and has spread across the region.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)655-658
Number of pages4
JournalEmerging infectious diseases
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 2021

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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