questions 1

Vibrio parahaemolyticus / vulnificus

Author:
Topic updated on 05/27/17 12:58pm

Introduction
  • Classification
    • bacteria
      • Gram-negative bacilli
        • facultative anaerobes
          • Vibrionaceae
            • Vibrio
              • V. parahaemolyticus
              • V. vulnificus
V. parahaemolyticus
  • Marine bacterium
  • Undercooked seafood
  • Leading cause of diarrhea in Japan (sushi!)
  • Self-limiting watery diarrhea
    • with cramping and abdominal pain
V. vulnificus
  • Gastroenteritis
    • eating oysters or undercooked seafood 
    • self-limiting
  • Cellulitis
    • swimming in brackish water
    • shucking oysters
    • treat with tetracycline or 3rd generation cephalosporins


  RATE CONTENT
5.0
AVERAGE 5.0 of 1 RATINGS

Qbank (0 Questions)

Sorry, this question is only available for Study Plan members.
Access to 600+ Questions not available in Free Qbank



Evidence & References Show References




Topic Comments

Subscribe status: