Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae septicemia: case report, discussion of literature, and relevance to bioterrorism.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae (NOVC) is a rare cause of septicemia in the United States. We report a case of NOVC septicemia and discuss the literature pertaining to this organism. NOVC takes on new significance given that it can be confused with toxigenic V. cholerae, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention category B bioterrorism agent.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Anderson, AML; Varkey, JB; Petti, CA; Liddle, RA; Frothingham, R; Woods, CW

Published Date

  • August 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 295 - 297

PubMed ID

  • 15313536

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0732-8893

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2004.04.016


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States