Vibrio cholerae non-O1 and non-O139 bacteremia in a non-traveler Portuguese cirrhotic patient: first case report.

@article{Albuquerque2013VibrioCN,
  title={Vibrio cholerae non-O1 and non-O139 bacteremia in a non-traveler Portuguese cirrhotic patient: first case report.},
  author={Andreia Albuquerque and H{\'e}lder Cardoso and Dolores Pinheiro and Guilherme Macedo},
  journal={Gastroenterologia y hepatologia},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={309-10}
}
Bacteremia due to Vibrio cholerae non-O1 and non-O139 is a rare condition and potentially fatal. We report a case of bacteremia due to V. cholerae non-O1 and non-O139 in a Portuguese male with Hepatitis C cirrhosis, admitted due to acute diarrhea, after consuming shrimp. He had no recent travels. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of… CONTINUE READING