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VVUValley View University (Ghana)
VVUVirusi Vya Ukimwi (Swahili: HIV)
VVUVibrio Vulnificus (bacterium)
VVUVilniaus Valstybinio Universiteto (Lithuanian: Vilnius State University)
VVUVegas Valley Umpires (Henderson, NV)
VVUVan Visgroothandelaren Urk (Dutch: Area of Fish Wholesalers Urk; Urk, Netherlands)
VVUVirtual Value Unit
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Detection of potential virulence markers of Vibrio vulnificus strains isolated from fish in Sweden.
Necrotizing soft-tissue infections and primary sepsis caused by Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio cholerae non-O1.
Vibrio vulnificus from raw oysters: leading cause of reported deaths from foodborne illness in Florida.
Vibrio vulnificus thrive in the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Coast of Florida, where the bacteria occur naturally.
Standard Coefficients Error t-statistic Intercept 4.198857 0.488164 8.601327 ** Chesapeake -7.5E-08 1.12E-08 -6.69841 ** Mid-Atlantic -5.4E-08 1.56E-08 -3.46849 ** New England 2.6E-09 3.675E-08 0.07116 South Atlantic 3.74E-07 7.08E-08 5.291183 ** Gulf of Mexico -5.1E-08 1.42E-08 -3.52745 ** Pacific Coast 1.6E-07 2.78E-08 5.740317 ** Dummy -0.57923 0.170346 -3.1033 ** Vibrio vulnificus -1.4E-08 8.48E-09 -1.70666 * [R.sup.2] = 0.80; n = 55; ** significant at 95% confidence level; * 90% confidence level.
Only a small percentage of the population is susceptible to Vibrio vulnificus infections, but about half of those who get it die.
The most dramatic adjustments in the unadjusted to adjusted point estimates were noted for staphylococcal foodborne disease, and for foodborne diseases caused by Vibrio vulnificus and other Vibrio spp., with an [approximately equal to]80% change in point estimate for the latter.
coli 0157:H7, poultry carry Salmonella and Campylobacter, and the consumption of raw shellfish has caused infection with Vibrio vulnificus," says David Swerdlow of the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.
To the Editor: The bacterium Vibrio vulnificus is a marine flora saprophyte that can cause necrotic skin infection and septicemia in humans who eat shellfish.
KEY WORDS: oysters, Vibrio vulnificus, Perkinsus marinus, AFLP markers, Crassostrea virginica
Vibrio vulnificus is a virulent, gram-negative, comma-shaped, motile bacterium that belongs to the family Vibrionaceae.