Figure 1. Vibrio vulnificus is a typical marine vibrio - a slightly curved bacterium motile by...
Figure 1. Vibrio vulnificus is a typical marine vibrio - a slightly curved bacterium, motile by...
Septicemia Mortality increases with delays between onset of symptoms and initiation of antibiotic...
Septicemia Mortality increases with delays between onset of symptoms and initiation of antibiotic...
Source & Spread Sources/Associated Foods Almost uniquely associated with the consumption of raw...
Source & Spread Sources/Associated Foods Almost uniquely associated with the consumption of raw...
References Daniels N.A. and A. Shafaie. 2000. A review of pathogenic Vibrio infections J Infect...
References Daniels, N.A., and A. Shafaie. 2000. A review of pathogenic Vibrio infections J Infect...
Henry Konietzky contracted vibrio vulnificus while crabbing with his wife Patty. (Image courtesy...
Henry Konietzky contracted vibrio vulnificus while crabbing with his wife, Patty. (Image courtesy...
Photo Credit: Food and Drug Administration The severity of wound infections depends on the patient's...
Photo Credit: Food and Drug Administration The severity of wound infections depends on the patient's...
Photo Credit: U.S. Food and Drug Administration References American Medical Association Centers for...
Photo Credit: U.S. Food and Drug Administration References American Medical Association, Centers for...
Vibrio vulnificus is a gram- negative motile halophilic straight or curved rod-shaped bacterium....
Vibrio vulnificus is a gram- negative, motile, halophilic, straight or curved rod-shaped bacterium....
V. vulnificus bacterial infection that developed one day after a fish bone injury on the fourth...
V. vulnificus bacterial infection that developed one day after a fish bone injury on the fourth...
Wound Infection Skin and wound infections may spread rapidly and 35% of patients with wounds may...
Wound Infection Skin and wound infections may spread rapidly, and 35% of patients with wounds may...
Photo Credit: U.S. Food and Drug Administration High-Risk Patients V. vulnificus bacteria cause...
Photo Credit: U.S. Food and Drug Administration High-Risk Patients V. vulnificus bacteria cause...
Health care professionals (especially those who live in a Gulf coast or southern state) should...
Health care professionals (especially those who live in a Gulf coast or southern state) should...
More than 100 different strains of V. vulnificus have been isolated from oyster meat (1). However...
More than 100 different strains of V. vulnificus have been isolated from oyster meat (1). However,...
Oyster shells like this one collected from the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill...
Oyster shells like this one, collected from the Gulf of Mexico after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill...
Courtesy Patricia and Sheila Konietzky Man's 'Horrific' Infection Sparks Seawater Warning
Courtesy Patricia and Sheila Konietzky Man's 'Horrific' Infection Sparks Seawater Warning
Shellfish-Related V. vulnificus Cases by Reporting States 1998-2004 Public Health Impact of ...
Shellfish-Related V. vulnificus Cases by Reporting States 1998-2004 Public Health Impact of ...
V. vulnificus educational brochures available in English or Spanish can be obtained free from the...
V. vulnificus educational brochures, available in English or Spanish, can be obtained free from the...
V. vulnificus educational brochures available in English or Spanish can be obtained free from the...
V. vulnificus educational brochures, available in English or Spanish, can be obtained free from the...
Healthy patients usually do not contract V. vulnificus infections from eating raw shellfish. However...
Healthy patients usually do not contract V. vulnificus infections from eating raw shellfish. However...
U.S. V. vulnificus Shellfish Cases by Month 1995-2004 Public Health Impact of Vibrio vulnificus ...
U.S. V. vulnificus Shellfish Cases by Month 1995-2004 Public Health Impact of Vibrio vulnificus ...
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