Pseudomonas mallei

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Pseudomonas mallei

[‚süd·ə‚mōn·əs ′mal·ē‚ī]
(microbiology)
A mammalian parasite that is the causative agent of glanders, an infectious disease of horses that is occasionally transmitted to humans by direct contact.
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Bavarian Nordic said it had been selected by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency - which is part of the US Department of Defense - for the development of a vaccine against Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei which are seen as potential threats to national security.
Burkholderia mallei is the agent responsible for "glanders," a disease generally affecting livestock.
Antibiotic susceptibility of 65 isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei to 35 antimicrobial agents.
Summary of specimens and testing for agents of bioterrorism ORGANISM SPECIMENS (VARIES WITH SYMPTOMS) Bacillus anthracis Blood, vesicular fluid, skin scrapings, sputum, rectal swab or feces Clostridium botulinum Feces, enema, gastric aspirate, (toxin) serum (3 ml minimum), tissue Brucella species Blood, bone marrow, liver, spleen, joint fluid, serum Francisella tularensis Blood, respiratory, tissues, serology Yersinia pestis Blood, lower respiratory, tissue; liver, spleen bone marrow, serum Burkholderia mallei Blood, respiratory, tissues, serum Burkholderia pseudomallei Blood, respiratory, tissues, serum, urine Staphylococcus aureus Nasal wash, induced sputum, urine, (enterotoxin B producer) feces, gastric aspirate, post-mortem tissue, serum, S.
Glanders is an infectious disease - caused by infection with the bacterium Burkholderia mallei - usually by ingestion of contaminated food or water that occurs primarily in horses and can be easily spread.
Beyond its public health significance, Bp and the closely-related Burkholderia mallei (Bm) are considered possible biological warfare agents by the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) because of the potential for widespread dissemination through aerosol.
Glanders is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium burkholderia mallei that occurs primarily in horses and it has spread across the kingdom.
Glanders is caused by Burkholderia mallei and is communicable to humans but should not be confused with human melioidosis, caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei.
Solithromycin is a clinical-stage fluoroketolide antibiotic with potent and broad-spectrum activity against gram-positive and gram-negative pathogens, including multidrug-resistant strains, non-bacterial pathogens such as Plasmodium falciparum and a variety of bio-defense pathogens including Bacillus anthracis, Yersinia pestis, Burkholderia mallei and Francisella tularensis.
In a separate study, Restanza also demonstrated in vitro activity against 30 strains of Burkholderia mallei with MIC values ranging from 0.