Global & Disaster Medicine

The overall death rate from melioidosis in Singapore was 18.4%, similar to that in the Northern Territory of Australia (14%).

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Pang L, Harris P, Seiler RL, Ooi P, Cutter J, Goh K, et al. Melioidosis, Singapore, 2003–2014. Emerg Infect Dis. 2018;24(1):140-143. https://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2401.161449

Demographic characteristics of patients with melioidosis, Singapore, 2003–2014*

Characteristic 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total (%)†
No. cases


42


96


74


59


57


60


37


58


34


31


34


32


614

Annual incidence of melioidosis per 100,000 persons, Singapore, 2003–2014.


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