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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 93, No. 2, 1998, pp. 255-256
Bioline Code: oc98048
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 93, No. 2, 1998, pp. 255-256

 en RESEARCH NOTE - Acute diarrhea associated with heat-stable enteroxin producing strains of Vibrio cholerae Non-O1: First report from Cuba
Laura Bravo; Raul Monte; Mercedes Silva; Margarita Ramirez; Belkys Garcia; Anabel Fernandez; Gianni Rossolini & Paolo Guglielmetti

Abstract

A five month old male infant was referred with watery diarrhea, vomiting
and fever, to the paediatric ward of the provincial Pediatric Hospital of
Las Tunas, Cuba. Abdominal examination revealed tenderness; liver and
spleen were normal.  

Chest, cardiovascular and other systems were normal. The patient was rehydratated with oral rehydratation with solution according to the World Health Organization formula and breast-feeding was continued.

Keywords
Vibrio cholerae Non-O1 - diarrhea - heat-stable - enterotoxin

 
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