Research for infection protection
Rod-shaped bacteria (bacilli)

Burkholderia mallei



Curved, straight or bean-shaped: bacilli come in many variants and are widely spread.

Burkholderia mallei is a Gram-negative, aerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the Burkholderiaceae family.

Both in humans and animals, the pathogen may trigger glanders or malleus.

Transmission mainly occurs via droplets or particles in the air.

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