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Related to vibrio: Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio vulnificus


n. pl. vib·ri·os
Any of various short, motile, S-shaped or comma-shaped bacteria of the genus Vibrio, especially V. cholerae, which causes cholera.

[New Latin Vibriō, genus name, from Latin vibrāre, to vibrate (from their vibratory motion); see vibrate.]

vib′ri·oid′ (-oid′) adj.


n, pl -os
(Microbiology) any curved or spiral rodlike Gram-negative bacterium of the genus Vibrio, including V. cholerae, which causes cholera: family Spirillaceae
[C19: from New Latin, from Latin vibrāre to vibrate]
ˈvibriˌoid adj


(ˈvɪb riˌoʊ)

n., pl. -ri•os.
any of several comma- or S-shaped bacteria of the genus Vibrio, certain species of which are pathogenic.
[< New Latin (1854)]
vib′ri•oid`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vibrio - curved rodlike motile bacteriumvibrio - curved rodlike motile bacterium  
eubacteria, eubacterium, true bacteria - a large group of bacteria having rigid cell walls; motile types have flagella
genus Vibrio - a genus of bacteria
comma bacillus, Vibrio comma - comma-shaped bacteria that cause Asiatic cholera
Vibrio fetus - bacteria that cause abortion in sheep
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2% identity with Vibrio splendidus ctt 31/5 and Vibrio tasmaniensis 007, respectively, by 16S rDNA sequencing.
Vibrio illnesses, mainly Vibrio parahaemolyticus coming from raw mollusk shellfish, have increased 75% as compared to 2006-2008.
Vibrio infections, connected with eating raw shellfish, were at the highest level observed since active tracking began in 1996, but rates of infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus, the most severe species, have remained steady.
The culprit is the Vibrio parahaemolyticus bacterium, which has occurred in state waters since the 1960s.
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TUNIS (TAP) - The Public Health Ministry underlined that no case of human disease in relation with the cholera vibrio has been registered contrarily to what has been reported by some social network pages pointing out however that the systematic analyses of the wastewater samples helped to detect in June 2012, the presence of cholera vibrio in one single sample from the Rades MeliE ne-based wastewater treatment station.
The scientists hit upon the marine bacterium Vibrio splendidus, and took a hefty chunk of Vibrio DNA.
Vibrio cholerae shows a remarkable variability easily seen by the identification of over 200 O serogroups in the species.