Vibrio vulnificus

what does vibrio vulnificus need to thrive?

It requires alot of salt to be effective. Most of the time it is found in warm sea water.

What are the sources associated with vibrio vulnificus?

It can be found in raw or undercooked shellfish.

What is the implicated illness of vibrio vulnificus?

It causes cholera and vibrio parahaemolyticus. It can cause liver disease and cancer.

What is the incubation period for vibrio vulnificus?

1-7 days and 2-48 hours

What are the symptoms associated with vibrio vulnificus?

Fever, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain

What is the duration of the symptoms?

2-8 days

What are the steps to prevent vibrio vulnificus?

By not eating raw oysters or other sea foods.

what is vibrios vulnificus implication to the farm to table continuum?

processing, Reatail, Home