Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, January 4th, 2005
"In spite of the potential risk involved with contamination of seafood with Vibrio parahaemolyticus, there is a lack of information on the occurrence of pathogenic V. parahaemolyticus in Europe.
"This organism was isolated in 1999 from a large outbreak (64 cases admitted to a single hospital) associated with raw oyster consumption in Galicia, Spain, one of the most important regions in shellfish production worldwide," researchers in Spain report.
"Two V. parahaemolyticus isolates from the 1999 Galicia outbreak, three...
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