Melioidosis: an urban outbreak in Hong Kong
Dr. Kristine LUK, Dr. May LEE and Dr. Wing Kin TO
Consultant Microbiologists, Department of Pathology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hospital Authority
Volume 18, Issue 2, July 2023 (download full article in pdf)
There was a significant upsurge of cases of melioidosis in Hong Kong in 2022, especially in the Kowloon region, raising public awareness to the condition. In this issue of the Topical Update, Drs. Kristine Luk, May Lee and WK To share their experience in investigating and managing the cases. We welcome any feedback or suggestion. Please direct them to Dr. Janice Lo (e-mail: email@example.com), Education Committee, The Hong Kong College of Pathologists. Opinions expressed are those of the authors or named individuals, and are not necessarily those of the Hong Kong College of Pathologists.