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Plural of malleus.
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The site and the size of the perforation, whether or not it contacts the manubrium mallei, as well as the volume of the middle ear and of the mastoid are some of the factors that affect the level of the hearing loss (2).
Keywords: Burkholderia mallei, draught horses, mallein test, real time PCR, PCA analysis.
mallei, the phytopathogenic species, the molecular basis for antibiotic resistance in the genus, and cell-to-cell communication and biofilm formation of members of the genus as a story of multilingually talented bacteria.
The proteobacteria Burkholderia mallei and Burkholderia pseudomallei, distinct from the Burkholderia cepacia complex, cause melioidosis and glanders, respectively [1].
The disease is caused by the Gram-negative nonmotile bacillus Burkholderia mallei, a close relative of Burkholderia pseudomallei--the causal agent of melioidosis in humans.
Glanders is a highly contagious disease of solipeds caused by Burkholderia mallei. Nodules and ulcers are either seen in the upper respiratory tract and lungs (i.e.
In vitro susceptibilities of 43 non-archived recent isolates of Burkholderia mallei to 12 antimicrobials were determined by disc diffusion technique.
Glanders is not airborne, it's an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia mallei, usually by ingestion of contaminated food or water.
This collection of 13 articles brings together the most recent research and applications, covering such topics as the need for diversity and the role of Burkholderia; epidemiology, typing, comparative genetics and population genetics of Burkholderia species; antibiotic resistance of Burkholderia species; polysaccharides; interactions of species with the phagocytic system; beneficial interactions with plants; the phytopathogenic Burkholderia; biodegration of pollutants by Burkholderia; molecular mechanisms of virulence of Burkholderia pseudomallei and Burkholderia mallei; model systems of Burkholderia cepacia complex infection; social behaviors of members of the genus Burkholderia; and intercellular survival of Burkholderia cepacia complex isolates.
Real-time data from his sensors travel over a wireless connection to shore where Gallager and WHOI colleagues Steve Lerner, Emily Miller, and Andy Mallei make them available to scientists and the public on the project Web site,
Burkholderia mallei is a gram-negative bacterium causing glanders and farcy in solipeds (1, 2).