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Research Article

Burkholderia pseudomallei Is Genetically Diverse in Agricultural Land in Northeast Thailand

  • Vanaporn Wuthiekanun,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Direk Limmathurotsakul,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Narisara Chantratita,

    Affiliation: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Edward J. Feil,

    Affiliation: Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

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  • Nicholas P. J. Day,

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Sharon J. Peacock mail

    sharon@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom, Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: August 04, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000496

About the Authors

Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Direk Limmathurotsakul, Narisara Chantratita, Nicholas P. J. Day, Sharon J. Peacock
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Edward J. Feil
Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom
Nicholas P. J. Day, Sharon J. Peacock
Center for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
Sharon J. Peacock
Department of Medicine, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: sharon@tropmedres.ac

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VW DL NC SJP. Performed the experiments: VW NC. Analyzed the data: DL EJF NPJD SJP. Wrote the paper: VW DL NC EJF NPJD SJP.