Occurrence and expression of virulence-related properties of Vibrio species isolated from widely consumed seafood products.

@article{Baffone2000OccurrenceAE,
  title={Occurrence and expression of virulence-related properties of Vibrio species isolated from widely consumed seafood products.},
  author={Wally Baffone and Anna Pianetti and Francesca Bruscolini and Elena Barbieri and Barbara Citterio},
  journal={International journal of food microbiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={54 1-2},
  pages={9-18}
}
In this study, widely consumed fresh seafood products were examined for the presence of Vibrio spp. Thirteen percent of the samples examined were found to be contaminated with halophilic vibrios belonging to the species V. alginolyticus (81.48%), V. parahaemolyticus (14.8%) and V. cholerae non 0:1 (3.7%). A greater isolation frequency (18.9%) was found for mussels. Significant adhesiveness and strong cytotoxicity factors were revealed in a significant number of the Vibrio spp. isolated. These… CONTINUE READING

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