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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016, 4(7), 238-239
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-7-5
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Vibrio Cholera Diarrohea in Neonate: A Case Report

Rajkumar M. Meshram1, and Ashwini Patil2

1Department of Pediatrics, Government medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

2Department of Microbiology, Government medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Pub. Date: July 26, 2016

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Rajkumar M. Meshram and Ashwini Patil. Vibrio Cholera Diarrohea in Neonate: A Case Report. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2016; 4(7):238-239. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-4-7-5


Neonatal cholera is a extremely rare in neonate. Colostrum may offer potent protection among breast fed neonates mediated by specific immunoglobulin IgA. Occurrence of cholera in a new born reflects the poor hygienic condition of the family and bad child rearing practice. As rehydration therapy and antibiotics is the main stay of treatment of this particular condition, the broader perspective is to counsel the population about hazards of prelactal feed, top feeding and good hygienic measures. We report two cases of neonatal cholera with severe dehydration.

vibrio cholera neonatal cholera prelactal feed rehydration therapy

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