Vibrio parahaemolyticus cell biology and pathogenicity determinants

Christopher A. Broberg, Thomas J. Calder, Kim Orth

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Abstract

Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a significant cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Characterization of this pathogen has revealed a unique repertoire of virulence factors that allow for colonization of the human host and disease. The following describes the known pathogenicity determinants while establishing the need for continued research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-1001
Number of pages10
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Volume13
Issue number12-13
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2011

Keywords

  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hemolysin
  • Pathogenesis
  • Type III secretion system
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases

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