Year : 2017 | Volume : 5 | Issue : 3 | Page : 109 - 112  

Case Reports
Non O1 Vibrio cholera: An emerging pathogen in blood? - A review and report of cases from a regional laboratory at the Eastern Province in Saudi Arabia

Rambhala Nagamani1, Hassan Abdul Mohsin Al Momen MD2

1Associate Professor of Microbiology, Malla Reddy Medical College for Women, Suraram, Hyderabad

Consultant microbiologist, Dammam regional laboratory, Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Corresponding author

Dr. R. Nagamani


We present our experiences with non O1 Vibrio cholerae bacteremia cases from a single centre without prior history of consumption of sea food or contact with marine environment. The importance of its emerging nature as a pathogen and the course of infection with this unexpected organism has been reviewed and discussed.

Key words: Non O1 Vibrio cholera, bacteremia


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