Wound infections due to Vibrio cholerae in Sweden after swimming in the Baltic Sea, summer 2006

Publié le 1 Septembre 2006
Mis à jour le 5 juillet 2019

In recent weeks, three people in Blekinge County in southeast Sweden were reported to have developed mild to severe wound infections caused by non-agglutinating (not O1 or O139) and non-toxin-producing Vibrio cholerae bacteria after outdoor water contact (Baltic Sea and possibly an irrigating pond). All 3 people had skin breakages, and two had other underlying diseases. (Extrait)

Auteur : Andersson Y, Ekdahl K
Eurosurveillance. European communicable disease quarterly, 2006, vol. 11, n°. 7-9, p. p. 193