Vibrio parahaemolyticus factors of virulence

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DefinitionDisease-causing factors of Vibrio parahaemolyticus pathogen. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is gram-negative, halophilic bacterium that occurs in estuarine environments worldwide. It is the leading cause of seafood borne bacterial gastroenteritis in the world, often associated with the consumption of raw or undercooked seafood. However, not all strains of V. parahaemolyticus are pathogenic.
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Raghunath P, et al. 2014. Front Microbiol 5:805 Roles of thermostable direct hemolysin (TDH) and TDH-related hemolysin (TRH) in Vibrio parahaemolyticus. (PMID 25657643)