207 results match your criteria Vibrio Vulnificus Infection


Effectiveness of depuration of Pacific Oyster (): removal of bioaccumulated by UV-treatment.

Food Sci Biotechnol 2021 May 15:1-7. Epub 2021 May 15.

Department of Food Science and Technology, Pukyong National University, Busan, 48513 Republic of Korea.

The present study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a depuration system equipped with UV-irradiation to control infection such as septicemia (or sepsis) using alive oysters. After 6 h of bioaccumulation of , Pacific oyster were found to be contaminated by > 8.0 log MPN/g of cells. Read More

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TolCV1 Has Multifaceted Roles During Infection.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2021 30;11:673222. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

College of Pharmacy and Research Institute of Drug Development, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, South Korea.

RtxA1 is a major cytotoxin of () causing fatal septicemia and necrotic wound infections. Our previous work has shown that RpoS regulates the expression and secretion of RtxA1 toxin. This study was conducted to further investigate the potential mechanisms of RpoS on RtxA1 secretion. Read More

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New atypical manifestations and prognostic factors of Vibrio vulnificus infection: A 10-year retrospective study.

Jpn J Infect Dis 2021 Apr 30. Epub 2021 Apr 30.

Department of Burns, The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, China.

Vibrio vulnificus (V. vulnificus) infection is rare but potentially fatal. This study explored the new atypical manifestations and prognostic factors of V. Read More

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Effect of Seawater Temperature Increase on the Occurrence of Coastal Cases: Korean National Surveillance Data from 2003 to 2016.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2021 04 22;18(9). Epub 2021 Apr 22.

Department of Public Health, Korea University Graduate School, Seoul 02841, Korea.

The purpose of this study was to assess the association between seawater temperature and cases in coastal regions of Korea. All cases in coastal regions notified to the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency between 2003 and 2016 were included in this work. Data for seawater temperature on the south, west, and east coast during the study period were provided by the Korea Oceanographic Data Center of the National Institute of Fisheries Science. Read More

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The Role of TSC1 in the Macrophages Against Infection.

Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2020 27;10:596609. Epub 2021 Jan 27.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Laboratory Medicine and Life Science, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

() is an estuarine bacterium that is capable of causing rapidly fatal infection in humans. Proper polarization and bactericidal activity of macrophages play essential roles in defending against invading pathogens. How macrophages limit infection remains not well understood. Read More

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January 2021

A Case of Infection Presenting with Fatal Bacterial Encephalitis.

J Clin Neurol 2021 Jan;17(1):128-130

Department of Neurology, Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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January 2021

The effects of amino acids and fatty acids on the disease resistance of in response to infection.

3 Biotech 2020 Dec 22;10(12):544. Epub 2020 Nov 22.

Metabolomics Research Laboratory, Institute of Systems Biology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM, Bangi, Malaysia.

Mass mortality resulting from bacterial infection poses a major problem in the grouper aquaculture industry. The purpose of this study was to profile the metabolites released in challenged fish and to reconstruct the metabolic pathways of brown marble grouper ( in response to infection. Metabolite profiles from control and challenged treatment groups after feeding were determined using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS). Read More

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December 2020

An Uncommon Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis and Septic Shock Caused by Infection-Related Freshwater Shrimp Stung.

Int J Low Extrem Wounds 2020 Nov 23:1534734620973992. Epub 2020 Nov 23.

Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

is a deadly marine pathogen that can cause necrotizing fasciitis, septic shock, and even death in severe cases. The relatively low incidence and atypical early-stage symptoms may hinder many physicians from carrying out surgical intervention effectively, thus leading to an increase of mortality in infected patients. This article reported a patient who developed necrotizing fasciitis and septic shock after the exposure to freshwater shrimp stabbed on the limb. Read More

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November 2020

NLRP3 and mTOR Reciprocally Regulate Macrophage Phagolysosome Formation and Acidification Against Infection.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2020 8;8:587961. Epub 2020 Oct 8.

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, School of Laboratory Medicine and Life Science, Wenzhou Medical University, Wenzhou, China.

The marine bacterium causes potentially fatal bloodstream infections, typically in patients with chronic liver diseases. The inflammatory response and anti-bacterial function of phagocytes are crucial for limiting bacterial infection in the human hosts. How affects macrophages after phagocytosis is unclear. Read More

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October 2020

DIDS inhibits Vibrio vulnificus cytotoxicity by interfering with TolC-mediated RtxA1 toxin secretion.

Eur J Pharmacol 2020 Oct 28;884:173407. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

College of Pharmacy and Research Institute of Drug Development, Chonnam National University, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

Vibrio vulnificus (V. vulnificus) infection, frequently resulting in fatal septicemia, has become a growing health concern worldwide. The present study aimed to explore the potential agents that could protect against V. Read More

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October 2020

Dual expression of transgenic delta-5 and delta-6 desaturase in tilapia alters gut microbiota and enhances resistance to Vibrio vulnificus infection.

PLoS One 2020 30;15(7):e0236601. Epub 2020 Jul 30.

Institute of Cellular and Organismic Biology, Academia Sinica, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan.

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs), such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), exhibit antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities. Furthermore, diets rich in n-3 PUFAs are known to improve disease resistance and limit pathogen infection in commercial aquaculture fishes. In this study, we examined the effects of transgenic overexpression of n-3 PUFA biosynthesis genes on the physiological response to bacterial infection in tilapia. Read More

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September 2020

Historical and Clinical Perspective of Infections in Korea.

Infect Chemother 2020 Jun 29;52(2):245-251. Epub 2020 May 29.

Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

infection was first reported as a necrotizing skin disease of unknown cause in Korea in 1979. In the early days, this disease caused panic across the country due to dreadful wound and its high mortality. Since then, the nature of the disease has become better understood and the overwhelming public fear has dissipated. Read More

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Septicemia, necrotizing fasciitis, and peritonitis due to Vibrio vulnificus treated with early use of polymyxin B hemoperfusion in a patient undergoing CAPD: a case report.

BMC Nephrol 2020 04 9;21(1):127. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Institute of Kidney Disease Research, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Background: Vibrio vulnificus infection is a rare but fatal foodborne illness. Here, we report a case of Vibrio vulnificus peritonitis followed by severe septicemia in a patient undergoing continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) who was treated with hemoperfusion using polymyxin B immobilized fiber.

Case Presentation: A 63-year-old man undergoing CAPD was admitted to the emergency room due to general weakness, fever, and abdominal pain with hazy dialysate. Read More

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A 72-Year-Old Man With a Violaceous Rash and Sepsis.

Chest 2020 02;157(2):e41-e45

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Yale-New Haven Health/Bridgeport Hospital, New Haven, CT.

Case Presentation: A 72-year-old man presented to our ED less than 24 hours following the acute onset of nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Within 12 hours of symptom onset, he noted bilateral lower extremity pain and swelling. His pain was associated with a new violaceous irregular rash on the anterior aspect of both feet and legs. Read More

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February 2020

Immunization of a novel bivalent outer membrane protein simultaneously resisting Aeromonas hydrophila, Edwardsiella anguillarum and Vibrio vulnificus infection in European eels (Angullia angullia).

Fish Shellfish Immunol 2020 Feb 14;97:46-57. Epub 2019 Dec 14.

Fisheries College of Jimei University/Engineering Research Center of the Modern Industry Technology for Eel. Ministry of Education, Xiamen, 361021, China. Electronic address:

In cultivated European eels, Aeromonas hydrophila, Edwardsiella anguillarum and Vibrio vulnificus are three important bacterial pathogens. In this study, European eels (Anguilla anguilla) were immunized by the bivalent expression products of the outer membrane protein (Omp) gene from A. hydrophila (OmpⅡ) and E. Read More

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February 2020

Epidemiology, pathogenetic mechanism, clinical characteristics, and treatment of Vibrio vulnificus infection: a case report and literature review.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 2019 Nov 19;38(11):1999-2004. Epub 2019 Jul 19.

Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital Fudan, Fudan University, 180 Fenglin Road, Shanghai, 20032, China.

Vibrio vulnificus is a Gram-negative bacterium that belongs to the Vibrionaceae family. It represents a deadly opportunistic human pathogen which grows in water with the proper temperature and salinity, and is mostly acquired from seafood eating or direct contact. In susceptible individuals, a traumatic infection could be fatal, causing severe wound infection and even septic shock, and may require amputation. Read More

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November 2019

Vibrio vulnificus Infections From a Previously Nonendemic Area.

Ann Intern Med 2019 10 18;171(7):520-521. Epub 2019 Jun 18.

Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey (L.R., H.F., M.D., K.D.).

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October 2019

Late-onset septicemia without cirrhosis.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2019 Apr 28;32(2):286-288. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonTexas.

Recent surveillance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicates rising annual incidence rates of infection. Unfortunately, this infection is often excluded from the differential diagnosis in lesser known at-risk populations. Transmission occurs via wound exposure or ingestion, with foodborne illness having the highest mortality rate of all species. Read More

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Outcomes of Third-Generation Cephalosporin Plus Ciprofloxacin or Doxycycline Therapy in Patients with Vibrio vulnificus Septicemia: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2019 06 12;13(6):e0007478. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of Infectious Diseases, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwang-ju, Republic of Korea.

Background: Combination therapy with a third-generation cephalosporin (TGC) and a tetracycline analogue is recommended for Vibrio vulnificus infection. The combination of a TGC and ciprofloxacin has synergistic in vitro bactericidal activity against V. vulnificus. Read More

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The rash that leads to eschar formation.

Clin Dermatol 2019 Mar - Apr;37(2):99-108. Epub 2018 Dec 5.

Department of Dermatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. Electronic address:

When confronted with an existent or evolving eschar, the history is often the most important factor used to put the lesion into proper context. Determining whether the patient has a past medical history of significance, such as renal failure or diabetes mellitus, exposure to dead or live wildlife, or underwent a recent surgical procedure, can help differentiate between many etiologies of eschars. Similarly, the patient's overall clinical condition and the presence or absence of fever can allow infectious processes to be differentiated from other causes. Read More

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September 2019

Molecular identification and expression analysis of four Lysin motif (LysM) domain-containing proteins from turbot (Scophthalmus maximus).

Fish Shellfish Immunol 2019 Jun 30;89:271-280. Epub 2019 Mar 30.

Marine Science and Engineering College, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, 266109, PR China. Electronic address:

Lysin motif (LysM) is involved in chitin, peptidoglycan and other structurally-related oligosaccharides recognition and binding, and it is important for the biological processes of responsing to bacterial and viral infections and pathogen defense. LysM is also a widely spread protein, ranging from prokaryotes to eukaryotes, including bacteria, plants and mammals. However, research of LysM in teleosts especially in marine fish was rarely scarce. Read More

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Molecular identification and function analysis of bactericidal permeability-increasing protein/LPS-binding protein 1 (BPI/LBP1) from turbot (Scophthalmus maximus).

Fish Shellfish Immunol 2019 Apr 4;87:499-506. Epub 2019 Feb 4.

Marine Science and Engineering College, Qingdao Agricultural University, Qingdao, 266109, China; Shandong Key Laboratory of Disease Control in Mariculture, Marine Biology Institute of Shandong Province, 266104, Qingdao, PR China. Electronic address:

Bactericidal permeability-increasing protein (BPI) and lipopolysaccharide-binding protein (LBP) play important roles in host antimicrobial defense. In the present study, we identified one isoform of BPI/LBP gene from turbot (Scophthalmus maximus), designated as SmBPI/LBP1. The full-length cDNA sequence of SmBPI/LBP1 was 1826 bp, which encoding one secreted protein with 480 amino acid residues. Read More

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[Bacteria that eat human lurking in the Ariake Sea- infection].

Rinsho Biseibutshu Jinsoku Shindan Kenkyukai Shi 2018 Dec;28(2):49-57

Shida Hospital.

There are currently 76 species of bacteria in the genus , which is a halophilic gram-negative bacillus, 12 of which are pathogenic in humans. It is usually known as a foodborn infectious bacterium related to gastrointestinal tract. develops muscle tissue necrosis of limb and septic shock in 1 to 3 days when infected in patients with liver injury or immune function deterioration and many die from multiple organ dysfunction. Read More

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December 2018

Seahorse TLR5 gene responses to Vibrio vulnificus infection, which in combination with scuticociliates causes heavy reductions in seahorse aquaculture.

J Fish Dis 2018 Dec 17;41(12):1933-1936. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

CAS Key Laboratory of Tropical Marine Bio-resources and Ecology, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Applied Marine Biology, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, China.

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December 2018

Vibrio vulnificus Infection.

N Engl J Med 2018 Jul;379(4):375

Chonbuk National University Medical School, Jeonju, South Korea

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Vibrio vulnificus infection: a persistent threat to public health.

Korean J Intern Med 2018 Nov 15;33(6):1070-1078. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

Division of Infectious Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea.

Vibrio vulnificus is a gram-negative bacterium that can cause serious, potentially fatal infections. V. vulnificus causes three distinct syndromes: an overwhelming primary septicemia caused by consuming contaminated seafood, wound infections acquired when an open wound is exposed to contaminated warm seawater, and gastrointestinal tract-limited infections. Read More

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November 2018

Sickle Cell Disease Complicated by Iron Overload: An Under-Recognized Risk Factor for Vibrio vulnificus Infection.

Acta Haematol 2018;139(3):199-200. Epub 2018 May 7.

University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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Transcriptome data of infected by .

Data Brief 2018 Feb 13;16:466-469. Epub 2017 Nov 13.

Institute of Systems Biology (INBIOSIS), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM, Bangi 43600, Selangor, Malaysia.

Vibriosis disease by spp. greatly reduced productivity of aquaculture, such as brown-marbled grouper (), which is an economically important fish species in Malaysia. Preventive measures and immediate treatment are critical to reduce the mortality of from vibriosis. Read More

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February 2018

Analysis of the bacterial microbiome in the small octopus, Octopus variabilis, from South Korea to detect the potential risk of foodborne illness and to improve product management.

Food Res Int 2017 12 29;102:51-60. Epub 2017 Sep 29.

Department of Life Science, Multidisciplinary Genome Institute, Hallym University, Chuncheon, Gangwon-do 24252, Republic of Korea. Electronic address:

The small octopus (Octopus variabilis) is a popular seafood in many countries including South Korea. Because it is often consumed uncooked, the microorganisms in it often cause food poisoning. Therefore, analyzing the microbiome of the small octopus can help to understand the risk of food poisoning and manage octopus products better. Read More

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December 2017