alexa Vibrio cholerae bacteraemia in a newborn infant. A case report.


Journal of Neonatal Biology

Author(s): Coovadia YM, Bhamjee A, Isacson M

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Abstract A 6-day-old Black male infant presented with diarrhoea and biochemical evidence of severe electrolyte imbalance. Despite treatment with intravenous fluids and antibiotics, he died within 24 hours of admission. Enterotoxigenic Vibrio cholerae, biotype E1 Tor, serotype Inaba, was isolated from the blood. The significance of this finding is discussed.
This article was published in S Afr Med J and referenced in Journal of Neonatal Biology

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