TITLE

VIBRIO CHOLERAE 01 ISOLATED IN THE GALLBLADDER OF A PATIENT PRESENTING WITH CHOLECYSTITIS

AUTHOR(S)
Asnis, Deborah S.; Golub, Robert; Bresciani, Alfred
PUB. DATE
October 1996
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Oct1996, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p2241
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cholera is a topical infection of the intestinal tract and rarely causes extraintestinal disease. The gallbladder has been proposed to be the reservoir of this organism. We present a patient from Bolivia who developed symptoms of acute cholecystitis and whose bile culture grew Vibrio cholerae 01 El tor.
ACCESSION #
16106760

 

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