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Signs of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Vibrio parahaemolyticus may include:

Note that Vibrio parahaemolyticus symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Vibrio parahaemolyticus signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Nature of Disease: Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting, headache, fever, and chills may be associated with infections caused by this organism. The illness is usually mild or moderate, although some cases may require hospitalization. The median duration of the illness is 2.5 days. The incubation period is 4-96 hours after the ingestion of the organism, with a mean of 15 hours. Disease is caused when the organism attaches itself to an individuals' small intestine and excretes an as yet unidentified toxin. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

When ingested, V. parahaemolyticus causes watery diarrhea often with abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting fever and chills. Usually these symptoms occur within 24 hours of ingestion. Illness is usually self-limited and lasts 3 days. Severe disease is rare and occurs more commonly in persons with weakened immune systems. V. parahaemolyticus can also cause an infection of the skin when an open wound is exposed to warm seawater. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD (Excerpt)

A physician should suspect V. parahaemolyticus infection if a patient has watery diarrhea and has eaten raw or undercooked seafood, especially oysters, or when a wound infection occurs after exposure to seawater. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus (General): DBMD)

Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD (Excerpt)

Watery diarrhea, often with abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, and fever. Less commonly, wound or soft tissue infections. Occasionally bloodstream infections. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio parahaemolyticus: DBMD)

More Symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Vibrio parahaemolyticus?

The phrase "signs of Vibrio parahaemolyticus" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Vibrio parahaemolyticus has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Vibrio parahaemolyticus signs or Vibrio parahaemolyticus symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Vibrio parahaemolyticus may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Vibrio parahaemolyticus symptoms.


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