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Research Article

Activities of Daily Living Associated with Acquisition of Melioidosis in Northeast Thailand: A Matched Case-Control Study

  • Direk Limmathurotsakul mail,

    direk@tropmedres.ac (DL); sjp97@medschl.cam.ac.uk (SJP)

    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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  • Manas Kanoksil,

    Affiliation: Department of Pediatrics, Sappasithiprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchathani, 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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  • Rungrueng Kitphati,

    Affiliation: Bureau of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand

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  • Bianca deStavola,

    Affiliation: Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, 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, Centre 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

    direk@tropmedres.ac (DL); sjp97@medschl.cam.ac.uk (SJP)

    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, Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Published: February 21, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002072

About the Authors

Direk Limmathurotsakul
Department of Tropical Hygiene, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Direk Limmathurotsakul, Vanaporn Wuthiekanun, Nicholas P. J. Day, Sharon J. Peacock
Mahidol-Oxford Tropical Medicine Research Unit, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Manas Kanoksil
Department of Pediatrics, Sappasithiprasong Hospital, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
Rungrueng Kitphati
Bureau of Emerging Infectious Diseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health, Nonthaburi, Thailand
Bianca deStavola
Department of Medical Statistics, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
Nicholas P. J. Day
Centre for Clinical Vaccinology and Tropical Medicine, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom
Sharon J. Peacock
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Sharon J. Peacock
Department of Medicine, Cambridge University, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DL SJP. Performed the experiments: DL. Analyzed the data: DL BD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MK VW RK NPJD. Wrote the paper: DL SJP.