Caption: Burkholderia pseudomallei (also known as Pseudomonas pseudomallei) - Gram-negative, aerobic, rod prokaryote. A zoonotic microorganism that causes melioidiosis. It is transmitted from infected rodents to humans through exposure to soil contaminated by rodent body wastes. Glanders disease is caused by similar strain of Burkholderia (Burkholderia mallei).
Magnification*: x2,600
Type: SEM
Copyright 2000 Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc.
Keywords: 02.01.06,99686B,aerobic,animal disease,bacilli,bacillus,bacteria,bacterial pathogen,bacterium,Gram-negative,human disease,infection,melioidiosis,prokaryote,Pseudomonas pseudomallei,rod,SEM,zoonoses,zoonotic microorganism,Burkholderia pseudomallei