Halophilic vibrios from human tissue infections on the pacific coast of Australia.

@article{Ghosh1980HalophilicVF,
  title={Halophilic vibrios from human tissue infections on the pacific coast of Australia.},
  author={H K Ghosh and Timothy Bowen},
  journal={Pathology},
  year={1980},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={397-402}
}
Inshore sea waters harbour a variety of halophilic bacteria which increase in the warmer seasons. Ten Vibrio alginolyticus, 3 V. parahaemolyticus and 3 lactose-fermenting (L +) strains of vibrio were isolated in 3 yr from wound and ear infections, salpingitis and sputum in 2 coastal towns; 14 isolations were in summer. Clinically the cases resembled ordinary pyogenic infections. The API 20E kit and determination of NaCl tolerance permitted identification of the strains with reasonable… CONTINUE READING