A cluster of Vibrio cholerae O1 infections in French travelers to Rajasthan (India), May 2006

Publié le 1 aout 2008
Mis à jour le 6 septembre 2019

A woman aged 60 years was hospitalized for Vibrio cholerae serogroup O1 cholera. Twenty-six fellow travelers and 48 health care workers who cared for the patient were individually traced and contacted. Of the 23/27 travelers with diarrhea during the trip, 4 presented antibodies. There was no person-to-person transmission.

Auteur : Tarantola A, Vaucel J, Laviolle C, Quilici ML, Thiolet JM, Fournier JM
Journal of Travel Medicine, 2008, vol. 15, n°. 4, p. 273-7