Urease production in Vibrio parahaemolyticus: A potential marker for virulence


Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a major cause of gastroenteritis associated with consumption of contaminated seafood (1). We recently reported the epidemiology (2) and endemicity of K parahaemolyticus diarrhea in Calabar, Nigeria (10). The organism causes cholera-like illness indistinguishable from classical cholera in Africa (7, 10). We also reported the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00146387


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