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Case Report  |   July 1996
Acute appendicitis secondary to non-0 group I Vibrio cholerae
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Case Report   |   July 1996
Acute appendicitis secondary to non-0 group I Vibrio cholerae
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 1996, Vol. 96, 432. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1996.96.7.432
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, July 1996, Vol. 96, 432. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1996.96.7.432
Abstract

Acute appendicitis is the most common abdominal surgical condition and is usually associated with colonic flora. The patient described had acute appendicitis associated with an uncommon microorganism. This report underscores the importance of obtaining an adequate occupational, travel, and dietary history.