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

Thomas, M.; Padmini, S. B.; Govindan, V. K.; Appalaraju, B.
July 2007
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Jul2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p297
Academic Journal
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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.


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