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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.
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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
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(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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Vibriosis is the most predominant bacterial disease causing mass mortalities of cultured shrimp worldwide (Adams, 1991; Lavilla-Pitogo et al., 1998).
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(4,5) Vibrio-caused illnesses (known collectively as vibriosis) include gastroenteritis, wound infections, and septicemia.
Vibriosis is responsible for an estimated 80,000 infections and 100 fatalities nationwide, according to The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention(CDC). 
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Given Vibrio's predilection to inhabit both the mollusk community of oysters, shrimp and other shellfish as well as its propensity for warm brackish waters, clinicians practicing in Louisiana and near the Gulf of Mexico should maintain a heightened index of suspicion for vibriosis. Particular attention should be made to patients presenting in the warmer months, those who work in and around the sea waters and to those with underlying comorbid medical conditions, in particular liver disease.
Between 2003 and 2009, a mean of 2,516 deaths occurred per year as a result of exposure to 1 of more of 14 different waterborne germs or diseases, including campylobacteriosis, cryptosporidiosis, Escherichia coli infections, free-living amoeba, giardiasis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, hepatitis A, Legionnaires' disease, nontuberculous Mycobacterium, otitis externa, Pseudomonas, salmonellosis, shigellosis, and vibriosis, Julia Gargano, Ph.D., reported in a poster at the International Conference on Emerging Infectious Diseases.
A suite of chapters then discuss specific vaccinations against vibriosis, furunculosis, photobacteriosis, enteric septicemia, yersiniosis, streptococcosis and lactococcosis, piscirickettsiosis, bacterial kidney disease, Flavobacteriaceae, viral hemorrhagic septicemia and necrosis, infectious pancreatic necrosis, infectious salmon anemia, koi herpesvirus disease, Salmonid alphavirus, and Betanodavirus.