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Vibrio Causes

Vibrio species themselves are the cause of infections relating to the vibrio such as vibrio cholera infections and noncholera vibrio infections that are usually caused by eating raw seafoods like oyster, mussels and prawns.

Vibrio Definition

Vibrio is a gram-negative bacteria, usually a curved rod shape, is most often associated with gastroenteritis and septicemia. It usually thrive in living animals living in salt walter including prawns and crabs.

Vibrio Diagnosis

Diagnosis is made through CBC count, serum level tests, stool examination for blood and fecal leukocytes and coagulation tests. Imaging tests such as chest radiography and CT Scan may also be required to determine the presence of the medical condition and rule out other possibilities of the disease.

Vibrio Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms brought about by the Vibrio includes the presence of gastroenteritis which manifest through occurrence of diarrhea, numbness of the wound, high fever, chilling and myalgia.

Vibrio Treatment

Treatments includes adminstration of antibiotics and fluid replacement therapies. In extreme cases reconstructive surgery may be used.

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