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Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Introduction

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Vibrio parahaemolyticus (and other marine Vibrio spp.**) This bacterium is frequently isolated from the estuarine and marine environment of the United States. Both ... more about Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Bacteria commonly infecting oysters and seafood. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Vibrio parahaemolyticus is available below.

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Causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

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Prognosis for Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Prognosis for Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Most persons recover after 3 days and suffer no long-term consequences. Bloodstream infections and death are uncommon and usually occur in persons with underlying medical conditions. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD)

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FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (and other marine Vibrio spp.**) This bacterium is frequently isolated from the estuarine and marine environment of the United States. Both pathogenic and non-pathogenic forms of the organism can be isolated from marine and estuarine environments and from fish and shellfish dwelling in these environments.

V. parahaemolyticus-associated gastroenteritis is the name of the infection caused by this organism. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterium in the same family as those that cause cholera. It lives in brackish saltwater and causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus naturally inhabits coastal waters in the United States and Canada and is present in higher concentrations during summer; it is a halophilic, or salt-requiring organism. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD)

Definitions of Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

A species of bacteria found in the marine environment, sea foods, and the feces of patients with acute enteritis. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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