TITLE

Oerskovia turbata and Myroides species: rare isolates from a case of acalculus cholecystitis

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, M.; Padmini, S. B.; Govindan, V. K.; Appalaraju, B.
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p297
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Here we report a case of acalculus cholecystitis, which presented with features of obstructive jaundice of one-week duration. The patient underwent cholecystectomy and bile grew a mixed culture of Oerskovia turbata and Myroides spp. Being a rare isolate, characteristic features of the former are described in this report. The patient recovered without any complication.
ACCESSION #
26916685

 

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