Definitions for vibrio parahaemolyticus
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Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a curved, rod-shaped, Gram-negative bacterium found in brackish saltwater, which, when ingested, causes gastrointestinal illness in humans. V. parahaemolyticus is oxidase positive, facultatively aerobic, and does not form spores. Like other members of the genus Vibrio, this species is motile, with a single, polar flagellum.
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A species of bacteria found in the marine environment, sea foods, and the feces of patients with acute enteritis.
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