Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring, Gram-negative, halophilic bacterium found in both estuarine and marine environments throughout the world.
What does VVU stand for?
VVU stands for Vibrio Vulnificus (bacterium)
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- Val Verde Unified School District (California)
- Vainio Vaisanen Vega (Finnish band)
- Veel Voorkomende Vragen (Dutch: Frequently Asked Questions)
- Veni, Vidi, Vici (Latin: I came, I saw, I conquered)
- Venni Vetti Vecci (Ja Rule song)
- Venus Versus Virus (Japanese comic series)
- Vereniging voor Vreemdelingen Verkeer
Samples in periodicals archive:
Coli and Vibrio vulnificus in the turtle touch tank waters - meaning that visitors who touch the turtles are at risk for contracting these diseases and then possibly spreading them to fellow passengers back on board their cruise ships.
4), potentially pathogenic clinical-type Vibrio vulnificus isolates (online Technical Appendix Figure 2) (5), non-serotype O1 or O139 cholera toxin-negative V.
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).
But it doesn't take more money to require growers to have written plans to prevent contamination, importers to certify that their foods are safe, and Gulf Coast shellfish to be pasteurized during the warm months when they get contaminated with deadly Vibrio vulnificus bacteria.
Then in 2007 I ate an oyster and got Vibrio vulnificus, a bacterial infection that kills 95 per cent of its victims in two days.
Out of 10 samples of seawater tested in Germany, nine were positive for the organism, Vibrio vulnificus.
Of the 60 or 70 vibrio species that have been described, Polz and Lerczak are focusing on two: Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus.