Vibrio cholerae non-serogroup O1 cystitis

J. S. Dumler, G. J. Osterhout, J. G. Spangler, J. D. Dick

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Abstract

We report a case of a patient who developed cystitis caused by non-serogroup O1 Vibrio cholerae after swimming in the Chesapeake Bay. Treatment was empirical, with complete symptomatic resolution. Genitourinary tract infections by Vibrio spp. are uncommon but should be considered when cystitis occurs after saltwater exposure in appropriate geographic regions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1898-1899
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of clinical microbiology
Volume27
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - 1989

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  • Microbiology (medical)

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    Dumler, J. S., Osterhout, G. J., Spangler, J. G., & Dick, J. D. (1989). Vibrio cholerae non-serogroup O1 cystitis. Journal of clinical microbiology, 27(8), 1898-1899. https://doi.org/10.1128/jcm.27.8.1898-1899.1989