Melioidosis in south-eastern Queensland

Roger W Guard, Peter J Morero, Win Yi and Maureen J Mackay
Med J Aust 2009; 191 (5): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02792.x
Published online: 7 September 2009

To the Editor: A 79-year-old man from Gatton, 80 km west of Brisbane (Box 1), presented in July 2008 with an extensive area of cellulitis on the right knee surrounding a central ulcer 2 cm in diameter (Box 2).

  • Roger W Guard1
  • Peter J Morero2
  • Win Yi2
  • Maureen J Mackay1

  • 1 Pathology Queensland, Toowoomba Base Hospital, Toowoomba, QLD.
  • 2 Gatton Health Services, Gatton, QLD.


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