VIBRIOSIS

An infection caused by vibrio

Symptoms and Causes

Vibriosis is an infection that is caused by seawater exposure or the consumption of raw seafood. Symptoms include diarrhea, cramps, nausea, vomiting, headache, fever, and chills.

Treatment

Treatment for vibriosis is usually unnecessary. It is recommended that you drink plenty of fluids. However, antibiotics and hospitalization are required in more severe cases.

Illnesses and Deaths per year (United States)

It is reported that there are 80,000 cases and 300 deaths per year due to vibriosis.