Cerebral melioidosis in an immunocompromised traveller: an argument for prevention
Kara Lim, Lauren McShane, Megan Rees, Stephen Muhi
JOURNAL OF TRAVEL MEDICINE | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2021
Melioidosis is a bacterial infection caused by Burkholderia pseudomalleleipseudomallei. This report discusses the case of an immunocompromised traveller who was found to haveacquired cerebral melioidosis during a visit to Thailand, and highlights the need for such travellers to seek specialised travel medicine review prior to travelling to melioidosis endemic regions to discuss preventative strategies.