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The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 69, Issue 10, pp 909–910 | Cite as

Non-01 Vibrio cholerae septicemia and meningitis in a neonate

  • Joshi Anand Kerketta
  • Alexander Chandran Paul
  • V. Balaji
  • Chellam Kirubakaran
  • Mary V. Jesudason
  • Prabhakar D. Moses
Clinical Brief

Abstract

Non-01 Vibrio cholerae is known to cause diarrhoea as well as extra-intestinal infections in adults and children. However meningitis in children is a rare occurrence. We report a neonate who developed septicemia and meningitis due toNon-01 Vibrio cholerae.

Key words

Non-O1 Vibrio cholerae Neonatal meningitis 

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© Dr. K C Chaudhuri Foundation 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joshi Anand Kerketta
    • 1
  • Alexander Chandran Paul
    • 1
  • V. Balaji
    • 2
  • Chellam Kirubakaran
    • 1
  • Mary V. Jesudason
    • 1
  • Prabhakar D. Moses
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Child HealthChristian Medical College HospitalTamil NaduIndia
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyChristian Medical College HospitalVelloreIndia

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