KEGG   DISEASE: Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Entry
H00307                      Disease                                

Name
Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Description
Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a Gram-negative halophilic bacterium that naturally inhabits marine and estuarine environments. It is a well-recognized pathogen of both aquatic animals and humans. In the case of humans, it is often acquired through the consumption of raw or undercooked seafood, causing gastroenteritis with watery diarrhea.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H00307  Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Gastroenteritis or colitis of infectious origin
   Bacterial intestinal infections
    1A01  Intestinal infection due to other Vibrio
     H00307  Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection
Pathogen
Vibrio parahaemolyticus [GN:vpa vpk]
pore-forming toxin [KO:K11019]
membrane-damaging toxin [KO:K11018]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1A01
ICD-10: A05.3
MeSH: D014735
Reference
  Authors
Austin B
  Title
Vibrios as causal agents of zoonoses.
  Journal
Vet Microbiol 140:310-7 (2010)
DOI:10.1016/j.vetmic.2009.03.015
Reference
  Authors
Shimohata T, Takahashi A
  Title
Diarrhea induced by infection of Vibrio parahaemolyticus.
  Journal
J Med Invest 57:179-82 (2010)
DOI:10.2152/jmi.57.179

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