Vibrio Infection (Vibrio parahaemolyticus)
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterium in the same family as those that cause cholera. It lives in brackish saltwater and causes gastrointestinal illness in humans.
V. parahaemolyticus naturally inhabits coastal waters in the United States and Canada and is present in higher concentrations during summer.
- About Vibrio Infection
V. parahaemolyticus facts, including common symptoms and how the disease is spread.
- Preventing Vibrio Infection
Learn how to minimize your risk of V. parahaemolyticus infection.
- Health Care Provider Information on Vibrio Infection
Required reporting information, clinical features, laboratory diagnosis, treatment, and other clinical information.