New selective and differential plating medium for Vibrio vulnificus
and Vibrio cholerae.
Genetic distinctions among clinical and environmental strains of Vibrio vulnificus
is an important human pathogen common in estuarine and coastal waters around the world, and oysters serve as major vectors in the transfer of this bacterium to humans.
Ecology of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus
in the coastal and estuarine waters of Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, and Washington (United States).
V for the funding provided for this research, Maria Rivera-Vilarelle for her onsite effort and invaluable lab work, and the Centro de Investigacion en Alimentacion y Desarrollo (Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico) for providing the Vibrio vulnificus
The role of Gulf Coast oysters harvested in warmer months in Vibrio vulnificus
infections in the United States, 1988-1996.
A Review of Important Virulence Factors of Vibrio vulnificus
Vibrio infections, connected with eating raw shellfish, were at the highest level observed since active tracking began in 1996, but rates of infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus
, the most severe species, have remained steady.
Impact of 2003 state regulation on raw oyster-associated Vibrio vulnificus
illnesses and deaths, California, USA.
Raw oysters contaminated with Vibrio vulnificus
can be life-threatening or even fatal when eaten by someone with liver disease, diabetes or a weakened immune system.
was identified in two patients and both have expired.
The causative organism includes group--A streptococcus (streptococcus pyogenes), staphylococcus aureus, Vibrio vulnificus
, Clostridium perfringens and B fragiles.
, on the other hand, has been associated with wound infection and has been mentioned in connection with bathing in the sea and handling of fish and other sea-foods.
is a human pathogen that is common to the estuarine environment and has been detected in seafood.
coli, Ehrlichiosis, Food poisoning, Group A Streptococcal Infections, Group B Streptococcal Infections, Invasive Candidiasis, Invasive group A Streptococcal disease, Legionnaires' disease, Melanoma, Mel iodosis, Mycobacterial infections, Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma, various Nosocomial infections, Pneumococcus, Pneumonia, Pontiac fever, Pyelonephritis, Q fever, RSV, Salmonella food poisoning, Septicemia, Strep infections, Toxoplasmosis, Vaginal Candidiasis and Vibrio vulnificus