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Burkholderia investigation Cairns

Project Number # 1115

The Occurrence of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Water Treatment Plants of the Cairns Region

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The aim of this project was to assess the prevalence of the melioidosis agent Burkholderia pseudomallei in water supplies in the Cairns region. This was a pilot study for a larger ARC-LP which will address the occurrence of opportunistic pathogens in water supplies across Northern Australia.