The Burkholderiaceae are a family of bacteria included in the order Burkholderiales.[5] It includes some pathogenic species, such as Burkholderia mallei (glanders) and Burkholderia pseudomallei (melioidosis).[5]

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Burkholderia pseudomallei colonies on a blood agar plate.
Scientific classification e
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Proteobacteria
Class: Betaproteobacteria
Order: Burkholderiales
Family: Burkholderiaceae
Garrity et al. 2006


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