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Streptococcus suis infection is an emerging zoonosis in Southeast Asia. We report a fatal case of S. suis serotype 16 infection in a Vietnamese man in 2001.

Original publication

DOI

10.3201/eid1401.070534

Type

Journal article

Journal

Emerging infectious diseases

Publication Date

01/2008

Volume

14

Pages

155 - 157

Addresses

Oxford University Clinical Research Unit, The Hospital for Tropical Diseases, 190 Ben Ham Tu, Quan 5, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

Keywords

Animals, Sus scrofa, Humans, Streptococcus suis, Streptococcal Infections, Zoonoses, Peritonitis, Serotyping, Phylogeny, Middle Aged, Male