KEGG   DISEASE: Vibrio vulnificus infection
Entry
H00308                      Disease                                

Name
Vibrio vulnificus infection
Description
Vibrio vulnificus is a gram-negative bacillus found in warm coastal waters. It causes two distinct syndromes: a primary septicemia related to seafood consumption and a necrotizing wound infection acquired by exposing open wounds to contaminated seawater.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by other gamma proteobacteria
   H00308  Vibrio vulnificus 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
     H00308  Vibrio vulnificus infection
Pathogen
Vibrio vulnificus [GN:vvu vvy vvm]
pore-forming toxin [KO:K10948 K10953]
membrane-damaging toxin [KO:K11018]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1A01
ICD-10: A05.9
MeSH: C536348
Reference
(drug)
  Authors
Papadakis MA and McPhee SJ |(ed)
  Title
Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment 2007, Forty-Sixth Edition
  Journal
McGraw Hill Education
Reference
PMID:21177133 (description, env_factor, drug)
  Authors
Horseman MA, Surani S
  Title
A comprehensive review of Vibrio vulnificus: an important cause of severe sepsis and skin and soft-tissue infection.
  Journal
Int J Infect Dis 15:e157-66 (2011)
DOI:10.1016/j.ijid.2010.11.003
Reference
  Authors
Bross MH, Soch K, Morales R, Mitchell RB
  Title
Vibrio vulnificus infection: diagnosis and treatment.
  Journal
Am Fam Physician 76:539-44 (2007)

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