TITLE

Diabetes Mellitus, Insulin, and Melioidosis in Thailand

AUTHOR(S)
Simpson, Andrew J.H.; Newton, Paul N.; Chierakul, Wirongrong; Chaowagul, Wipada; White, Nicholas J.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;3/1/2003, Vol. 36 Issue 5, pe71
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A review of case records for 1817 Thai patients with melioidosis revealed that <10% of the 382 patients with diabetes mellitus were insulin dependent. This provides evidence against the hypothesis that insulin deficiency contributes to the known susceptibility to melioidosis in patients with diabetes mellitus.
ACCESSION #
9424865

 

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