Vibrio cholerae 01 isolated in the gallbladder of a patient presenting with cholecystitis.

@article{Asnis1996VibrioC0,
  title={Vibrio cholerae 01 isolated in the gallbladder of a patient presenting with cholecystitis.},
  author={Deborah S. Asnis and Robert J Golub and A R Bresciani},
  journal={The American journal of gastroenterology},
  year={1996},
  volume={91 10},
  pages={2241-2}
}
Cholera is a topical infection of the intestinal tract and rarely causes extraintestinal disease. The gallbladder has been proposed to be the reservoir of this organism. We present a patient from Bolivia who developed symptoms of acute cholecystitis and whose bile culture grew Vibrio cholerae 01 El tor.