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Oerskovia turbata and Myroides species: rare isolates from a case of acalculus cholecystitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17901658     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Here we report a case of acalculus cholecystitis, which presented with features of obstructive jaundice of one-week duration. The patient underwent cholecystectomy and bile grew a mixed culture of Oerskovia turbata and Myroides spp. Being a rare isolate, characteristic features of the former are described in this report. The patient recovered without any complication.
M Thomas; S B Padmini; V K Govindan; B Appalaraju
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of medical microbiology     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0255-0857     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Med Microbiol     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-28     Completed Date:  2008-01-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8700903     Medline TA:  Indian J Med Microbiol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Microbiology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and research, Coimbatore - 641 004, Tamilnadu, India.
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MeSH Terms
Acalculous Cholecystitis / microbiology*,  pathology,  surgery
Actinomycetales / isolation & purification*
Bacterial Infections / microbiology,  pathology,  surgery
Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
Flavobacteriaceae / isolation & purification*

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