Vibrio mimicus


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Vib·ri·o mi·m'i·cus

a sucrose-negative bacterial strain, similar to Vibrio cholerae, isolated from human stool in diarrheal disease and from human ear infections.

Vib·ri·o mi·mi·cus

(vib'rē-ō mim'i-kŭs)
A bacterial species similar to V. cholerae, isolated from human stool in diarrheal disease and from human ear infections.

Vibrio mimicus

A species that is a recognized cause of gastroenteritis (nausea, vomiting, watery diarrhea) in people who consume raw seafood and shellfish.
See also: Vibrio
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Identification of capsule, biofilm, lateral flagellum, and type IV pili in Vibrio mimicus strains.
An incidence of large foodborne outbreak associated with Vibrio mimicus.
Kay MK, Cartwright EJ, Maceachern D, et al Vibrio mimicus infection associated with crayfish consumption, Spokane, Washington, 2010.
Prevalencias de las especies Vibrio hollisae, Vibrio mimicus y Vibrio vulnificus en alimentos marinos de origen animal de marisquerias de la ciudad de Chetumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Vibrio parahaemolyticus 25 (21,0) Vibrio cholerae no O1 10 (8,4) Vibrio mimicus 9 (7,6) Vibrio metschnikovii 9 (7,6) Vibrio vulnificus 7 (5,9) Vibrio hollisae 2 (1,7) Bahia Iglesia Vibrio alginolyticus 65 (55,6) (Mejillon: Perna spp.
Differentiation of environmental and clinical isolates of Vibrio mimicus from Vibrio cholerae by multilocus enzyme electrophoresis.