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Vibrio parahaemolyticus

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Annual Summaries of Vibrio Illnesses

MMWR Articles

CDC. Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections associated with consumption of raw shellfish—Three states, 2006. MMWR;55:854-6.

CDC. Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection associated with eating raw oysters and clams harvested from Long Island Sound - Connecticut, New Jersey, and New York, 1998. MMWR 1999;48:48-51.

CDC. Outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections associated with eating raw oysters - Pacific Northwest, 1997. MMWR 1998;47:457-462.


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McLaughlin JB, DePaola A, Bopp CA, et al. Outbreak of V. parahaemolyticus gastroenteritis associated with Alaskan oysters. N Engl J Med 2005;353:1463-70.

Hlady WG, Klontz KC. The epidemiology of Vibrio infections in Florida, 1981-1993. J Infect Dis 1996;173:1176-1183.

Levine WC, Griffin PM, Gulf Coast Vibrio Working Group. Vibrio infections on the Gulf Coast: results of the first year of regional surveillance. J Infect Dis 1992;167:479-83.

Desenclos JCA, Klontz KC, Wolfe LE, Hoecherl S. The risk of Vibrio illness in the Florida raw oyster eating population, 1981-1988. Am J Epidemiol 1991;134:290-7.

Daniels NA, Ray B, Easton A, et al. Emergence of a new Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotype in raw oysters. A prevention quandary. JAMA 2000; 284: 1541-1545.

Daniels NA, MacKinnon L, Bishop R, Altekruse S, Ray B, Hammond RM, Thompson S, Wilson S, Bean NH, Griffin PM, Slutsker L. Vibrio parahaemolyticus Infections in the United States, 1973-1998. J Infect Dis 2000; 181: 1661-1666.

Daniels NA, Evans MC, Griffin PM. Noncholera Vibrios. Chapter 10, Emerging Infections 4, ASM Press, Washington, D.C., 2000.

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