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Title: Non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae bacteraemia in an Australian population.
Authors: Trubiano, Jason A;Lee, J Y H;Valcanis, M;Gregory, J;Sutton, B A;Holmes, Natasha E
Affiliation: Department of Infectious Diseases, Austin Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia; Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Section, Health Protection Branch, Victorian Government Department of Health, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-May-2014
Citation: Internal Medicine Journal; 44(5): 508-11
Abstract: This retrospective case series identifies the largest cohort of non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae bacteraemia in an Australian population from 2000 to 2013. We examine the risk factors, epidemiology, clinical presentations and mortality of non-O1, non-O139 V. cholerae bacteraemia in Victoria and compare them with published cases in the literature. This case series highlights the pathogenic potential of non-O1, non-O139 V. cholerae and identifies possible associations with host (underlying chronic liver disease and malignancy) and environmental factors (contaminated water supply and raw seafood). Clinicians should be aware of the morbidity and mortality associated with invasive non-O1, non-O139 V. cholerae infections, particularly in immunocompromised patients.
Internal ID Number: 24816311
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/12213
DOI: 10.1111/imj.12409
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24816311
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Vibrio cholerae
bacteraemia
non-O1
non-O139.
non-toxigenic
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Animals
Bacteremia.epidemiology.microbiology
Comorbidity
Cooking
Disease Susceptibility
Female
Food Microbiology
Gastroenteritis.complications.epidemiology.microbiology
Humans
Immunocompromised Host
Male
Middle Aged
Ostreidae.microbiology
Retrospective Studies
Risk Factors
Seafood.adverse effects.microbiology
Serotyping
Swimming
Vibrio cholerae non-O1.classification.isolation & purification
Victoria.epidemiology
Water Microbiology
Water Pollution
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