Extraintestinal Vibrio infections in Mauritius
Keywords: Mauritius, Vibrio alginolyticus, Vibrio parahaemolytcius, Vibrio cholerae non-O1, Cellulitis, Septicemia, Otitis externa
AbstractFew extraintestinal Vibrio infections have been reported in the African region. We report 3 cases from Mauritius: one case of Vibrio alginolyticus otitis externa; one case of soft tissue infection caused by non-O1 Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio parahaemolyticus; and one fatal case of non-O1 V. cholerae cellulitis and septicaemia.
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Issack MI, Appiah D, Rassoul A, Unuth MN, Unuth-LutchunN (2008) Extraintestinal Vibrio infections in Mauritius. J Infect Dev Ctries 2:397-399. doi: 10.3855/jidc.205
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