1st Edition

Clinical Melioidosis A Practical Guide to Diagnosis and Management

Edited By Prasanta Raghab Mohapatra Copyright 2023
    178 Pages 18 Color & 18 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    178 Pages 18 Color & 18 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    178 Pages 18 Color & 18 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Melioidosis is an endemic tropical disease and is fast becoming an emerging global concern. Its clinical mimicry with several other common diseases has made its diagnosis and treatment difficult. This book identifies a gap in the literature and represents the management and diagnosis of this fatal but curable disease. It provides detailed coverage of its history, epidemiology, the latency of the agent, pathogenesis, manifestations, clinical clues for detection, microbiological diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and environmental aspects. This book is for clinicians, infectious disease specialists, microbiologists, and public health professionals in countries where melioidosis is endemic.

    Key Features:
    • Provides practical guidance on clinical diagnosis, management, and prevention of melioidosis.
    • Features high-quality radiological and clinical photographs for clinicians and professionals.
    • Explores the latest techniques and advancements in laboratory diagnosis.

    1. Melioidosis in Global Perspective and Challenges for Surveillance.
    David AB Dance

    2. Epidemiology of Melioidosis
    Baijayantimala Mishra

    3. History of Melioidosis
    Prasanta R Mohapatra

    4. Pathogenesis and Virulence of Melioidosis
    Srujana Mohanty

    5. Laboratory Diagnosis of Melioidosis
    Bijayini Behera

    6. Melioidosis: Pulmonary and other Systemic Manifestations 
    Prasanta R Mohapatra

    7. Radiological Imaging in Melioidosis
    Suprava Naik, Ranjan Patel

    8. Diagnostic Interventional Procedures in Melioidosis
    Sourin Bhuniya

    9. Drug Management of Melioidosis
    Prasanta R Mohapatra

    10. Management of Melioidosis: A surgeon’s perspective
    Prakash K. Sasmal, Pankaj Kumar

    11. Neuro-Melioidosis
    Menka Jha, Suprava Naik, Sanjeev Kumar Bhoi

    12. Gastrointestinal Melioidosis
    Abhijeet Rai, Hemanta K Nayak, Manas K Panigrahi

    13. Septicaemic Melioidosis
    Prasanta R Mohapatra, Ananda Dutta

    14. Cutaneous Melioidosis
    Chandra Sekhar Sirka, Arpita Nibedita Rout, Prasanta R Mohapatra

    15. Cardiac Melioidosis
    Rama Chandra Barik, Rudra Pratap Mahapatra

    16. Melioidosis of bone and joint
    Sujit Kumar Tripathy, Mantu Jain, Narayan Prasad Mishra

    17. Prevention of Melioidosis
    Prasanta R Mohapatra, Baijayantimala Mishra


    Dr. Prasanta Raghab Mohapatra is Professor and Head of Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India.