Non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae septicemia at a tertiary care center in Beirut, Lebanon; a case report and review.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

More clinical infections with non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae have been recently reported. These pathogens usually do not cause the epidemic and pandemic cases of cholera seen with choleragenic vibrios. However, they can still cause intestinal as well as extra-intestinal disease and can be associated with significant mortality. Herein, we present the first case of non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae septicemia reported in Lebanon since the beginning of the Lebanese waste crisis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Zmeter, C; Tabaja, H; Sharara, AI; Kanj, SS

Published Date

  • September 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 11 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 601 - 604

PubMed ID

  • 29366858

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1876-035X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jiph.2018.01.001


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England