TITLE

Paediatric Chromobacterium violaceum in Cambodia: the first documented case

AUTHOR(S)
Ke, Lov; Khun Peng An; Sing Heng; Riley, Maria; Sona, Soeng; Moore, Catrin E.; Parry, Christopher M.; Stoesser, Nicole; Chanpheaktra, Ngoun
PUB. DATE
July 2012
SOURCE
Tropical Doctor;Jul2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Chromobacterium violaceum in fection is rarely described in Southeast Asian children, whichmay be due partly to the lack of access to adequatemicrobiology facilities inmany areas.This case report describes the first documented case to occur in a Cambodian child. An awareness of the disease and itsmanifestations is important as treatment can be difficult andmay require prolonged courses of antimicrobials and surgery.
ACCESSION #
86971450

 

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