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n. pl. vib·ri·o·ses (-sēz)
1. Infection with the bacterium Vibrio parahaemolyticus, often the result of eating undercooked seafood from contaminated waters.
2. A venereal infection in cattle and sheep caused by the bacterium Vibrio fetus, often producing infertility or spontaneous abortion.


1. (Medicine) a bacterial disease usually caused by eating undercooked seafood from contaminated water
2. (Veterinary Science) an infection in cattle and sheep which can cause infertility and spontaneous abortion


(ˌvɪb riˈoʊ sɪs)

a venereal disease of cattle and sheep, caused by the bacterium Vibrio fetus, characterized by delayed female fertility and by spontaneous abortion.
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There have been more than 70 reported cases of vibriosis this year in people who ate oysters in Washington, the highest number since 1997, when 58 cases were reported, Health Department spokesman Tim Church said.
The Sheepman's Production Handbook recommends that where problems exist, sheep should be vaccinated as follows: vibriosis (ewes); tetanus (ewes); Type C enterotoxemia (ewes); sore mouth (lambs); and bluetongue (ewes, at least three weeks before breeding).
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