A Case of O1 Vibrio Cholera Bacteremia and Primary Peritonitis in a Patient With Liver Cirrhosis

@inproceedings{Issa2009ACO,
  title={A Case of O1 Vibrio Cholera Bacteremia and Primary Peritonitis in a Patient With Liver Cirrhosis},
  author={Hussain Issa and Mahmoud Shorman and Bahaa F. Bseiso and Ahmed Hassan Al-Salem},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research},
  year={2009}
}
Vibrio cholerae are Gram-negative bacteria that are differentiated into O1/O139 and non-O1/non-O139 serogroups depending on their ability to agglutinate with specific antiserum. In contrast to non-O1/non-0139 Vibrio cholerae, which are more prone to invade the bloodstream, Vibrio cholerae O1 is rarely the cause of bacteremia. We report a case of O1 Vibrio… CONTINUE READING