Cell Biology: Research & TherapyISSN: 2324-9293

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Gas-producing Vibrio Cholerae: A case report of gastroenteritis with acute kidney injury

We herein report the first case of gas producing Vibrio cholerae gastroenteritis with an acute kidney injury. A 30-year-old female presented to the emergency department with complaints of about 10 episodes of watery diarrhea, 4 episodes of vomiting and elevated serum urea/creatinine levels. Although the bacteria were first misidentified as V. furnissii by gas production on triple sugar iron agar, it was later confirmed as Vibrio cholerae by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and specific PCR. The treatment regimen was followed as for Vibrio species with Intravenous fluids, Ciprofloxacin and Doxycycline. The patient recovered without relapse

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