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  • n  curved rodlike motile bacterium

  • To clear up this misapprehension, Egypt's Ministry of Public Health satisfied itself that a cholera vibrio could exist no more than three hours on a diet of PTI or any other .
  • Elpidio Valencia, then Health Secretary, correctly identified it as "choleriform enteritis caused by a vibrio (bacillus) called El Tor," which he less soundly defined as a "mild .
  • Then the cholera vibrio was found, but volunteers have guzzled billions of them without getting sickand now the disease, if it develops, can be treated simply by replacing body .
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  • Are SWLA's beaches safe this July 4th?
    Vibrio vulnificus has sickened four people in South Louisiana, including someone in the Lake Area. KPLC 's Britney Glaser finds out if local waterways are safe as this bacteria grows.
    July 4, 2013 - KPLC Lake Charles
  • Health Department warns residents about "flesh-eating bacteria"
    From DHH: The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals encourages Louisiana residents to exercise caution in swimming in natural bodies of water this summer, as one resident has died and three others have become ill from infections contracted after swimming in seawater along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. In these four cases, swimmers' wounds were infected by Vibrio vulnificus, naturally ...
    July 4, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette
  • Flesh-eating bacteria found in Louisiana coastal waters
    A flesh-eating bacteria in the Gulf of Mexico has killed one person and made four others ill. The victims contracted this deadly bacteria while swimming off the Louisiana coast. It's called vibrio vulnificus , and state health officials are warning everyone to take proper precautions before entering the water. As the temperatures rise, so does the growth of the potentially deadly bacteria. Some ...
    July 4, 2013 - KATC 3 Lafayette

  • Haley Barbour in WTOK
    Four people have died from what Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour describes as a "vibrio type diarrheal disease."

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