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Causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Primary Cause of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

The primary cause of Vibrio parahaemolyticus is the result:

  • of eating food from an animal infected with an infectious agent, or from food that is contaminated from the food handler (who is infected with Vibrio parahaemolyticus), or from contaminated soil or water, or from toxins produced by an infectious organism.
  • of an infectious agent.

Vibrio parahaemolyticus Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Vibrio parahaemolyticus: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

What causes Vibrio parahaemolyticus?

Causes: Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

Most people become infected by eating raw or undercooked shellfish, particularly oysters. Less commonly, this organism can cause an infection in the skin when an open wound is exposed to warm seawater. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD (Excerpt)

Eating raw or undercooked shellfish, particularly oysters. Less commonly, wound infections may occur when wounds or soft tissues are exposed to warm seawater. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD)
Article excerpts about the causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

Vibrio is a naturally occurring organism commonly found in waters where oysters are cultivated. When the appropriate conditions occur with regard to salt content and temperature, V. parahaemolyticus thrives. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD (Excerpt)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus , a halophilic (salt-requiring) gram- negative bacterium naturally and commonly found in warm marine and estuarine environments. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD)

Related information on causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Vibrio parahaemolyticus may be found in:

 

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