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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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In all European countries, cholera infection due to Vibrio cholerae is a reportable disease, but other Vibrio infections are not reportable in all countries.
Fatal gastroenteritis due to vibrio fluvialis and nonfatal bacteremia due to vibrio mimicus: unusual vibrio infections in two patients.
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Nevertheless, these results suggest the potential of probiotics for reducing the threat of Vibrio infections in bivalve larviculture.
Fatalities associated with Vibrio infections are more common in persons who are immunocompromised or who have underlying diseases or syndromes, such as immune disorders, diabetes, and HIV/AIDS, than in persons without these conditions.
Antibiotics were used to prevent and treat Vibrio infections [22].
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 incidence of laboratory-confirmed Salmonella infections was lower in 2013 than 2010-2012, whereas the incidence of Vibrio infections increased.
Low temperature pasteurization to reduce the risk of vibrio infections from raw shell-stock oysters.
The study found vibrio infections linked to eating undercooked shellfish increased by 85 percent in 2009 compared with the first three years of surveillance.
Non-food-associated Vibrio infections have occurred after exposure of wounds or broken skin to seawater (Howard 8z Bennett, 1993).
Vibrio infections are considered foodborne diseases because the majority of these infections are associated with the consumption of contaminated food.