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Noun1.vibrion - curved rodlike motile bacteriumvibrion - 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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septicum (previously Vibrion septique) is historically important in microbiology, being the first pathogenic anaerobe cultured by Pasteur and Joubert in 1877 (3).
Strains were sent to the Centre National de Reference des Vibrions et du Cholera, (Institut Pasteur, Paris, France), which by PCR confirmed the gene encoding virulence-associated hemolysin, a species-specific marker (3).
Origin profile profile 970136 France P-1 a AP-a (Atlantic coast) 980402 France P-1 c AP-a (southwest) 990346 France P-1 c AP-a (Mediterranean coast) 30478 France UT ([double dagger]) AP-a (Atlantic coast) 30479 France UT AP-a (Atlantic coast) 020468 (AN7410) Bangladesh P-1a AP-a 020469 (AO1851) Bangladesh P-1b AP-a 030085 (AQ4037) Maldives P-2 AP-b * CNRVC, Centre National de Reference des Vibrions et du Cholera; PCR, polymerase chain reaction; PFGE, pulsed-field gel electrophoresis; AP-PCR, arbitrarily primed PCR.