vibrio gastroenteritis

vibrio gastroenteritis

an infectious disease caused by Vibrio parahaemolyticus acquired from contaminated seafood. It is characterized by nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Headache, mild fever, and bloody stools also may be present. Spontaneous recovery usually occurs in 2 to 5 days. Compare salmonellosis, shigellosis.
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Vibrio gastroenteritis in the US Gulf of Mexico region: the role of raw oysters.
putrefaciens cephalosporins, resistant to penicillins and first-and second-generation cephalosporins Gram-negative marine vibrios Vibrio vulnificus Doxycycline + ceftazidime or quinolone; or cefotaxime + quinolone Vibrio carchariae Antibiotics are not usually indicated for self-limited Vibrio parahemolyticus Vibrio gastroenteritis Marine acid-fast mycobacteria Mycobacterium marinum Clarithromycin + (causes fish tank ethambutol, rifampin granuloma) M.
Of the more than I1 species of Vibrio known to infect humans, the most common agents of non-cholera Vibrio gastroenteritis in the United States are Vibrio parahacmolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2009; Morris & Black, 1985).