Infect Chemother.  2006 Oct;38(5):282-285.

Two Cases of Bacteremia Caused by Vibrio Parahemolyticus in Liver Cirrhosis

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. imfell@yumc.yonsei.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Internal Medicine, Eulji University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

We have experienced two cases of bacteremia in liver cirrhosis patients caused by Vibrio parahemolyticus. One presented with acute gastroenteritidis symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea. Vibrio parahemolyticus was cultured in the blood. In the other patients showed vesicular rash in lower extremities with a positive blood culture. Both patients had been treated with intravenous fluid and antibiotics.

Keyword

Vibrio parahemolyticus; Bacteremia; Liver cirrhosis

MeSH Terms

Anti-Bacterial Agents
Bacteremia*
Diarrhea
Exanthema
Humans
Liver Cirrhosis*
Liver*
Lower Extremity
Vibrio*
Vomiting
Anti-Bacterial Agents
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