Vibrio-specific virulence

Accession VIRO:0000453
DefinitionVibrio genus consists of bacteria that are gram-negative, usually motile rods, are mesophilic and chemoorganotrophic, and have a facultatively fermentative metabolism. There are over 100 species of Vibrio, most of which are of marine or freshwater origin. The pathogenic Vibrio species of health relevance which are generally transmitted through water and seafood include Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio tubiashi, and Vibrio fluvial
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