Paediatrics and Child Health; Pathology and Microbiology; Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Non 01, Non O139 Vibrio cholerae bacteraemia is a rare but potentially fatal occurrence. There have been very few incidents of this infection from around the world. The treatment regimen of antibiotics also varies in literature. We present a case of bacteraemia caused by Non O1, Non O139 Vibrio cholerae along with associated risk factors, disease manifestations, laboratory diagnosis and treatment regimen. This serves to add additional information regarding symptoms and signs of this infection along with management of patient. Knowledge regarding this topic shall be highly useful to professionals if further cases are detected. In the discussion section, a review of literature of previous cases is also presented.
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
Baig, M. Z.,
Abdullah, U. H.,
Humayun, K. N.,
(2018). Non O1, non O139 vibrio cholerae bacteraemia in an infant; case report and literature review. JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 68(4), 650-652.
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