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"Burkholderia"




  1. photo 10 brands of baby wipes recalled due to pneumonia-causing bacteria contamination10 brands of baby wipes recalled due to pneumonia-causing bacteria contaminationNews
    , the baby wipe and adult washcloth manufacturer discovered that some of their products contained Burkholderia cepacia, a species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria frequently found in soil and water, .KnownRead more
  2. photo Switchgrass naturally removes toxic PCB pollution from soilSwitchgrass naturally removes toxic PCB pollution from soilNews
    the soil was treated with a PCB-oxidizing microorganism (Burkholderia strain LB400) prior to planting, PCB levels had fallen 47 percent by 24 weeks. The researchers also found that the bacteria survivedRead more

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Burkholderia

Disease

Burkholderia is a genus of Proteobacteria whose pathogenic members include Burkholderia mallei, responsible for glanders, a disease that occurs mostly in horses and related animals; Burkholderia pseudomallei, causative agent of melioidosis; and Burkholderia cepacia, an important pathogen of pulmonary infections in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).The Burkholderia (previously part of...More