Burkholderia pseudomallei

The Mississippi State Department of Health, through a joint investigation with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has discovered for the first time in the United States an uncommon bacteria that causes melioidosis.

Melioidosis is a rare disease caused by Burkholderia pseudomallei. These bacteria were identified in soil samples

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Water and soil are the usual transmission sources when rare Burkholderia pseudomallei infections occur.

But in the latest CDC Health Update, the source of four recent associated Burkholderia pseudomallei Infections, also known as Melioidosis, was Gardens-branded Essential Oil infused Aromatherapy Room Spray with Gemstones  “Lavender & Chamomile” scent manufactured in
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