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Volume 27, Number 2—February 2021

Role of Burkholderia pseudomallei–Specific IgG2 in Adults with Acute Melioidosis, Thailand

Panjaporn Chaichana, Kemajittra Jenjaroen, Suchintana Chumseng, Manutsanun Sumonwiriya, Patpong Rongkard, Barbara Kronsteiner, Prapit Teparrukkul, Direk Limmathurotsakul, Nicholas P.J. Day, Narisara Chantratita, and Susanna J DunachieComments to Author 
Author affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Bangkok, Thailand (P. Chaichana, K. Jenjaroen, S. Chumseng, M. Sumonwiriya, P. Rongkard, D. Limmathurotsakul, N.P.J. Day, N. Chantratita, S.J. Dunachie); University of Oxford, Oxford, England (P. Rongkard, B. Kronsteiner, D. Limmathurotsakul, N.P.J. Day, S. Dunachie); Sunpasithiprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand (P. Teparrukkul)

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Table 1

Baseline demographic characteristics of patients with acute melioidosis, Thailand

Characteristic No. patients (%), n = 194
Deaths 49 (25.3)
Median age, y (IQR)
56 (46–63)
M 129 (66.5)
65 (33.5)
Underlying conditions
Diabetes 112 (57.7)
Renal disease 34 (17.5)
Heart disease 23 (11.8)
Chronic liver disease
7 (3.6)
Previous melioidosis
5 (2.6)
Clinical manifestation
Bacteremia 99 (51.0)
Pneumonia 48 (24.7)

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