Clinical presentation of the disease varies on a case by case basis. The following characteristics are typical of melioidosis.
A case that meets the clinical case definition, one or more of the probable lab criteria, and one of the following epidemiologic findings:
A case that is laboratory confirmed, with or without clinical evidence.
States and territories should also notify the CDC’s Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch of such cases by calling 404-639-1711 or emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.