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Complications of Vibrio vulnificus

Complications list for Vibrio vulnificus:

The list of complications that have been mentioned in various sources for Vibrio vulnificus includes:

See also the symptoms of Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio vulnificus: Introduction.

Complications and sequelae of Vibrio vulnificus from the Diseases Database include:

Source: Diseases Database

See also the symptoms of Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio vulnificus: Introduction.

Complications of Vibrio vulnificus:

FDA Bad Bug Book (Excerpt)

Course of Disease and Complications: In healthy individuals, gastroenteritis usually occurs within 16 hours of ingesting the organism. Ingestion of the organism by individuals with some type of chronic underlying disease [such as diabetes, cirrhosis, leukemia , lung carcinoma, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), AIDS- related complex (ARC), or asthma requiring the use of steroids] may cause the "primary septicemia" form of illness. The mortality rate for individuals with this form of the disease is over 50%. (Source: FDA Bad Bug Book)

Vibrio vulnificus: DBMD (Excerpt)

Bloodstream infections in persons with liver disease are fatal approximately 50% of the time. Persons who recover suffer no long-term consequences. (Source: excerpt from Vibrio vulnificus: DBMD)

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About complications:

Complications of Vibrio vulnificus are secondary conditions, symptoms, or other disorders that are caused by Vibrio vulnificus. In many cases the distinction between symptoms of Vibrio vulnificus and complications of Vibrio vulnificus is unclear or arbitrary.


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