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Research Article

Burkholderia pseudomallei Is Spatially Distributed in Soil in Northeast Thailand

  • Direk Limmathurotsakul mail,

    direk@tropmedres.ac

    Affiliations: Department of Tropical Hygiene, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Vanaporn Wuthiekanun,

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

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  • Narisara Chantratita,

    Affiliations: Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

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  • Gumphol Wongsuvan,

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

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  • Premjit Amornchai,

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

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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

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: June 01, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000694

About the Authors

Direk Limmathurotsakul
Department of Tropical Hygiene, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Direk Limmathurotsakul, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Narisara Chantratita, Gumphol Wongsuvan, Premjit Amornchai, Nicholas P. J. Day
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Narisara Chantratita, Sharon J. Peacock
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Nicholas P. J. Day
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, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: direk@tropmedres.ac

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DL VW NC NPJD SJP. Performed the experiments: VW NC GW PA. Analyzed the data: DL SJP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: VW NC. Wrote the paper: DL SJP.