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.
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(7.) Kay MK, Cartwright EJ, Maceachern D, et al Vibrio mimicus infection associated with crayfish consumption, Spokane, Washington, 2010.
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