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Year : 2007  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 297-298

Oerskovia turbata and Myroides species: Rare isolates from a case of acalculus cholecystitis


1 Department of Microbiology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and research, Coimbatore - 641 004, Tamilnadu, India
2 Department of Surgery, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and research, Coimbatore - 641 004, Tamilnadu, India

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M Thomas
Department of Microbiology, PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and research, Coimbatore - 641 004, Tamilnadu
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.34782

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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.






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