vibrio mimicus

Summary

Summary: A species of gram-negative bacteria in the genus VIBRIO, isolated from SHELLFISH, as well as from human diarrheal stools and ear infections.

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  1. Mizuno T, Sultan S, Kaneko Y, Yoshimura T, Maehara Y, Nakao H, et al. Modulation of Vibrio mimicus hemolysin through limited proteolysis by an endogenous metalloprotease. FEBS J. 2009;276:825-34 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio mimicus is a causative agent of human gastroenteritis and food poisoning, and this species produces an enterotoxic hemolysin (V. mimicus hemolysin) as a virulence determinant...
  2. Thompson C, Thompson F, Vicente A. Identification of vibrio cholerae and vibrio mimicus by multilocus sequence analysis (MLSA). Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:617-21 pubmed publisher
    Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus have similar phenotypes and genomes making rapid differentiation of these two species difficult...
  3. Alam M, Miyoshi S, Ahmed K, Hasan N, Tomochika K, Shinoda S. Proteolytic activation of Vibrio mimicus (Vm) major outer membrane protein haemagglutinin (HA) with Vm-HA/protease: Implication for understanding bacterial adherence. Microbiol Immunol. 2006;50:845-50 pubmed
    b>Vibrio mimicus (Vm) haemagglutinins (HAs), such as an extracellular HA/protease (Vm-HA/protease) and a major outer membrane protein-HA (Vm-OMPHA), have been recognized as the putative adherence factors for the bacterium...
  4. Okada N, Matsuda S, Matsuyama J, Park K, de Los Reyes C, Kogure K, et al. Presence of genes for type III secretion system 2 in Vibrio mimicus strains. BMC Microbiol. 2010;10:302 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae non-O1/non-O139 serogroup strains. However, whether T3SS2-related genes are present in other Vibrio species remains unclear...
  5. Jermyn W, Boyd E. Molecular evolution of Vibrio pathogenicity island-2 (VPI-2): mosaic structure among Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus natural isolates. Microbiology. 2005;151:311-22 pubmed
    ..kb region of VPI-2 comprising ORFs VC1773 to VC1787 was identified by PCR and Southern blot analyses in all 17 Vibrio mimicus isolates examined. The VPI-2 region in V. mimicus was inserted adjacent to a serine tRNA similar to VPI-2 in V...
  6. Tanabe T, Funahashi T, Moon Y, Tamai E, Yamamoto S. Identification and characterization of a Vibrio mimicus gene encoding the heme/hemoglobin receptor. Microbiol Immunol. 2010;54:606-17 pubmed publisher
    The present authors have previously reported that Vibrio mimicus expresses 77-kDa and 80-kDa outer membrane proteins in response to iron-limited conditions, and that the 77-kDa protein serves as the receptor for ferriaerobactin...
  7. Chitov T, Kirikaew P, Yungyune P, Ruengprapan N, Sontikun K. An incidence of large foodborne outbreak associated with Vibrio mimicus. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 2009;28:421-4 pubmed publisher
  8. Sultan Z, Miyoshi S, Shinoda S. Presence of LuxS/AI-2 based quorum-sensing system in Vibrio mimicus : luxO controls protease activity. Microbiol Immunol. 2006;50:407-17 pubmed
    Presence of the quorum-sensing regulation system in Vibrio mimicus was investigated. The culture supernatants of V...
  9. Hasan N, Grim C, Haley B, Chun J, Alam M, Taviani E, et al. Comparative genomics of clinical and environmental Vibrio mimicus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:21134-9 pubmed publisher
    Whether Vibrio mimicus is a variant of Vibrio cholerae or a separate species has been the subject of taxonomic controversy. A genomic analysis was undertaken to resolve the issue. The genomes of V...

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  1. Chahorm K, Prakitchaiwattana C. Application of Reverse Transcriptase-PCR-DGGE as a rapid method for routine determination of Vibrio spp. in foods. Int J Food Microbiol. 2018;264:46-52 pubmed publisher
    ..10 reference strains containing the same viable population, distinct DNA bands of 3 species; Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio mimicus and Vibrio alginolyticus were consistently observed by PCR-DGGE technique...
  2. Fernández Delgado M, Suárez P, Giner S, Sanz V, Peña J, Sánchez D, et al. Occurrence and virulence properties of Vibrio and Salinivibrio isolates from tropical lagoons of the southern Caribbean Sea. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek. 2017;110:833-841 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae and Vibrio mimicus while the Margarita isolates clustered with sequences from the harveyi clade and Salinivibrio...
  3. Brilhante R, Sales J, de Souza Sampaio C, Barbosa F, de Araújo Neto Paiva M, de Melo Guedes G, et al. Vibrio spp. from Macrobrachium amazonicum prawn farming are inhibited by Moringa oleifera extracts. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2015;8:919-922 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae) serogroups non-O1/non-O139 (n = 4), Vibrio vulnificus (n = 1) and Vibrio mimicus (n = 1). Escherichia coli (E. coli) (ATCC(®) 25922) was used as quality control...
  4. Castelo Branco D, Sales J, Brilhante R, Guedes G, Ponte Y, Sampaio C, et al. Enterobacteria and Vibrio from Macrobrachium amazonicum prawn farming in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2016;9:27-31 pubmed publisher
    ..vulnificus) (n = 1) and Vibrio mimicus (n = 1). Vibrio spp...
  5. Zhou Y, Liu G, Cheng X, Wang Q, Wang B, Wang B, et al. Antimicrobial activity of a newly identified Kazal-type serine proteinase inhibitor, CcKPI1, from the jellyfish Cyanea capillata. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;107:1945-1955 pubmed publisher
    ..bacteria Escherichia coli, marine pathogenic vibrios Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio natriegens, Vibrio mimicus, Vibrio alginolyticus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and fungi Candida albicans, Candida parapsilokis and ..
  6. Azam S, Mahmud M, Naquib M, Hossain S, Alam M, Uddin M, et al. In Vitro Anti-Oxidant and Anti-Microbial Potentiality Investigation of Different Fractions of Caryota urens Leaves. Biomedicines. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    ..subtilis, Bacillus megaterium, Bacillus cereus, Sarina lutea) and gram negative (Vibrio mimicus, Shigella boydii, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa) bacterial pathogens and ..
  7. Abdel Sattar E, Miyoshi S, Elgaml A. Regulation of Vibrio mimicus metalloprotease (VMP) production by the quorum-sensing master regulatory protein, LuxR. J Basic Microbiol. 2016;56:1051-1058 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio mimicus is an estuarine bacterium, while it can cause severe diarrhea, wound infection, and otitis media in humans. This pathogen secretes a relatively important toxin named V. mimicus metalloprotease (VMP)...
  8. Xiao N, Cao J, Zhou H, Ding S, Kong L, Li J. Identification of three novel B-cell epitopes of VMH protein from Vibrio mimicus by screening a phage display peptide library. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2016;182:22-28 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio mimicus is the causative agent of ascites disease in fish. The heat-labile hemolytic toxin designated VMH is an immunoprotective antigen of V. mimicus. However, its epitopes have not been well characterized...
  9. Kamruzzaman M, Bari S, Faruque S. In vitro and in vivo bactericidal activity of Vitex negundo leaf extract against diverse multidrug resistant enteric bacterial pathogens. Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2013;6:352-9 pubmed publisher
    ..MBC: 200-6400 μg/mL) against all the pathogenic enteric bacteria (Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio mimicus, Echerichia coli, Shigella spps., and Aeromonas spps) tested. Methanol extract of V...
  10. Nair G, Ramamurthy T, Sur D, Kurakawa T, Takahashi T, Nomoto K, et al. Vibrio cholerae/mimicus in fecal microbiota of healthy children in a cholera endemic urban slum setting in Kolkata, India. Microbiol Immunol. 2012;56:789-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The importance of this finding in the local, regional and global transmission of cholera is discussed...
  11. Hernández Chavarría F. Microwave irradiation for shortening the processing time of samples of flagellated bacteria for scanning electron microscopy. Rev Latinoam Microbiol. 2004;46:81-4 pubmed
    ..In this paper we propose two simple and quick techniques for processing bacteria (Proteus mirabilis and Vibrio mimicus) for SEM using MWI...
  12. Shah P, Deokule J. Isolation of Vibrio mimicus from a case of acute diarrhoea--a case report. Indian J Pathol Microbiol. 2006;49:455-6 pubmed
    ..Phage typing of all these Vibronaceae were done at National Institute Of Cholera and Enteric Disease, Kolkata. Out of 36 isolates, 35 were Vibrio cholereae and only one was Vibrio mimicus. We report this case because of rare strain.
  13. Kim D, Min M, Ahn S, Kim J, Kong I. Expression of a fusion protein containing human epidermal growth factor and the collagen-binding domain of Vibrio mimicus metalloprotease. Biotechnol Lett. 2009;31:259-64 pubmed publisher
    ..We constructed a fusion hEGF protein with a collagen-binding domain (CBD) composed of 33 amino acids from Vibrio mimicus metalloprotease (VMCBD)...
  14. Reen F, Boyd E. Molecular typing of epidemic and nonepidemic Vibrio cholerae isolates and differentiation of V. cholerae and V. mimicus isolates by PCR-single-strand conformation polymorphism analysis. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;98:544-55 pubmed
    ..cholerae and Vibrio mimicus isolates.
  15. Skandalos I, Christou K, Psilas A, Moskophidis M, Karamoschos K. Mycotic abdominal aortic aneurysm infected by Vibrio mimicus: report of a case. Surg Today. 2009;39:141-3 pubmed publisher
    This report describes a case of a mycotic aneurysm of the infrarenal abdominal aorta infected by Vibrio mimicus, which is the only such case ever reported in the literature...
  16. O Hara C, Sowers E, Bopp C, Duda S, Strockbine N. Accuracy of six commercially available systems for identification of members of the family vibrionaceae. J Clin Microbiol. 2003;41:5654-9 pubmed
    ..parahaemolyticus strains. Thus, extreme care must be taken in the interpretation of answers from these six commercially available systems for the identification of Vibrio species...
  17. Ambas I, Suriawan A, Fotedar R. Immunological responses of customised probiotics-fed marron, Cherax tenuimanus, (Smith 1912) when challenged with Vibrio mimicus. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;35:262-70 pubmed publisher
    ..were fed probiotic supplemented feed for 70 days, while in phase two the same marron were challenged with Vibrio mimicus and their physiological responses were investigated for 4 days post-challenged...
  18. León Robles A, Acedo Felix E, Gomez Gil B, Quiñones Ramírez E, Nevárez Martínez M, Noriega Orozco L. Relationship of aquatic environmental factors with the abundance of Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Vibrio mimicus and Vibrio vulnificus in the coastal area of Guaymas, Sonora, Mexico. J Water Health. 2013;11:700-12 pubmed publisher
    ..vulnificus and V. mimicus with temperature, salinity, electric conductivity, and total dissolved solids were found. The abundance of V. cholerae was mainly affected by the sampling site and not by physicochemical parameters. ..
  19. Takahashi A, Miyoshi S, Takata N, Nakano M, Hamamoto A, Mawatari K, et al. Haemolysin produced by Vibrio mimicus activates two Cl- secretory pathways in cultured intestinal-like Caco-2 cells. Cell Microbiol. 2007;9:583-95 pubmed
    Haemolysin (VMH) is a virulent factor produced by Vibrio mimicus, a human pathogen that causes diarrhoea...
  20. Li Y, Okamoto K, Takahashi E, Miyoshi S, Shinoda S, Tsuji T, et al. A hemolysin of Vibrio mimicus (VMH) stimulates cells to produce ATP and cyclic AMP which appear to be secretory mediators. Microbiol Immunol. 2005;49:73-8 pubmed
    The hemolysin of Vibrio mimicus(VMH) is a pore-forming toxin with both enterotoxic and hemolytic activity...
  21. Moon Y, Tanabe T, Funahashi T, Shiuchi K, Nakao H, Yamamoto S. Identification and characterization of two contiguous operons required for aerobactin transport and biosynthesis in Vibrio mimicus. Microbiol Immunol. 2004;48:389-98 pubmed
    In response to iron deprivation, Vibrio mimicus produces aerobactin as a major siderophore. Application of the Fur titration assay to a V...
  22. Kay M, Cartwright E, Maceachern D, McCullough J, Barzilay E, Mintz E, et al. Vibrio mimicus infection associated with crayfish consumption, Spokane, Washington, 2010. J Food Prot. 2012;75:762-4 pubmed publisher
    We report a cluster of severe diarrheal disease caused by Vibrio mimicus infection among four persons who had consumed leftover crayfish the day after a private crayfish boil...
  23. Kurakawa T, Kubota H, Tsuji H, Matsuda K, Asahara T, Takahashi T, et al. Development of a sensitive rRNA-targeted reverse transcription-quantitative polymerase chain reaction for detection of Vibrio cholerae/mimicus, V. parahaemolyticus/alginolyticus and Campylobacter jejuni/coli. Microbiol Immunol. 2012;56:10-20 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggested that the rapid and high sensitive rRNA-targeted RT-qPCR was applicable for the accurate quantification of viable enteric pathogens, such as V. cholerae/mimicus, V. parahaemolyticus/alginolyticus and C. jejuni/coli...
  24. O Shea Y, Reen F, Quirke A, Boyd E. Evolutionary genetic analysis of the emergence of epidemic Vibrio cholerae isolates on the basis of comparative nucleotide sequence analysis and multilocus virulence gene profiles. J Clin Microbiol. 2004;42:4657-71 pubmed
    ..cholerae natural isolates indicate that consecutive pandemic strains arose from a common O1 serogroup progenitor through the successive acquisition of new virulence regions...
  25. Cho J, Gyawali Y, Ahn S, Khan M, Kong I, Hong Y. A methoxylated fatty acid isolated from the brown seaweed Ishige okamurae inhibits bacterial phospholipase A2. Phytother Res. 2008;22:1070-4 pubmed publisher
    ..okamurae powder. Recombinant PLA(2) derived from the pathogenic bacterium Vibrio mimicus was used as the target enzyme...
  26. Sang H, Ky L, Fotedar R. Dietary supplementation of mannan oligosaccharide improves the immune responses and survival of marron, Cherax tenuimanus (Smith, 1912) when challenged with different stressors. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2009;27:341-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In the first trial marron were challenged with Vibrio mimicus infection, in the second with NH3 exposure and in the third, the marron were exposed to air during a simulated ..
  27. Cen J, Liu X, Li J, Zhang M, Wang W. Identi?cation and immunogenicity of immunodominant mimotopes of outer membrane protein U (OmpU) of Vibrio mimicus from phage display peptide library. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;34:291-5 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio mimicus (V. mimicus) is the causative agent of ascites disease in aquatic animals. Outer membrane protein U (OmpU) is an important antigen of V. mimicus, but its protective epitopes are still unclear...
  28. Nugroho R, Fotedar R. Dietary organic selenium improves growth, survival and resistance to Vibrio mimicus in cultured marron, Cherax cainii (Austin, 2002). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;35:79-85 pubmed publisher
    ..24 × 10(6) cfu Vibrio mimicus; (2) the second sub-group was injected with 20 ?L normal saline and (3) the third sub-group was not subjected ..
  29. Taviani E, Grim C, Choi J, Chun J, Haley B, Hasan N, et al. Discovery of novel Vibrio cholerae VSP-II genomic islands using comparative genomic analysis. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2010;308:130-7 pubmed publisher
    ..cholerae non-O1/non-O139 and Vibrio mimicus. The results of this study indicate that the VSP-II island has undergone significant rearrangement through a ..
  30. Senachai P, Chomvarin C, Namwat W, Wongboot W, Wongwajana S, Tangkanakul W. Application of tetraplex PCR for detection of Vibrio cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus, V. vulnificus and V. mimicus in cockle. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2013;44:249-58 pubmed
    ..This developed tetraplex PCR method should be suitable for simultaneous and rapid detection of Vibrio species in food samples and for food safety assessment...
  31. Schauer S, Sommer R, Farnleitner A, Kirschner A. Rapid and sensitive quantification of Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus cells in water samples by use of catalyzed reporter deposition fluorescence in situ hybridization combined with solid-phase cytometry. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2012;78:7369-75 pubmed
    A new protocol for rapid, specific, and sensitive cell-based quantification of Vibrio cholerae/Vibrio mimicus in water samples was developed...
  32. Tarr C, Patel J, Puhr N, Sowers E, Bopp C, Strockbine N. Identification of Vibrio isolates by a multiplex PCR assay and rpoB sequence determination. J Clin Microbiol. 2007;45:134-40 pubmed
    ..The PCR assay provides a simple, rapid, and reliable tool for identification of the major Vibrio pathogens in clinical samples, and rpoB sequencing provides an additional identification tool for other species in the genus Vibrio...
  33. Cariani A, Piano A, Consolandi C, Severgnini M, Castiglioni B, Caredda G, et al. Detection and characterization of pathogenic vibrios in shellfish by a Ligation Detection Reaction-Universal Array approach. Int J Food Microbiol. 2012;153:474-82 pubmed publisher
    ..However, other vibrios, e.g. Vibrio alginolyticus, Vibrio mimicus and Grimontia hollisae, apparently less relevant in the group of foodborne pathogens, have been sporadically ..
  34. Grim C, Zo Y, Hasan N, Ali A, Chowdhury W, Islam A, et al. RNA colony blot hybridization method for enumeration of culturable Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus bacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2009;75:5439-44 pubmed publisher
    ..RNA colony blot hybridization protocol was developed for enumeration of culturable Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus bacteria in environmental water samples...
  35. Wang D, Wang H, Zhou Y, Zhang Q, Zhang F, Du P, et al. Genome sequencing reveals unique mutations in characteristic metabolic pathways and the transfer of virulence genes between V. mimicus and V. cholerae. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e21299 pubmed publisher
    b>Vibrio mimicus, the species most similar to V. cholerae, is a microbe present in the natural environmental and sometimes causes diarrhea and internal infections in humans. It shows similar phenotypes to V...
  36. Saha A, Deb R, Shah S, Ramamurthy T, Shinoda S, Mukhophadyay A, et al. PCR-based identification of Vibrio cholerae and the closely related species Vibrio mimicus using the large chromosomal ori sequence of Vibrio cholerae. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2006;257:84-91 pubmed
    ..cholerae and V. mimicus strains, as well as for the delineation of classical and El Tor biotypes of V. cholerae O1...
  37. Shinoda S. [Pathogenic factors of vibrios with special emphasis on Vibrio vulnificus]. Yakugaku Zasshi. 2005;125:531-47 pubmed
    ..Pathogenic roles and functional mechanism of other factors including hemolysins of V. vulnificus and V. mimicus are also shown in this review article...
  38. Lee J, Ahn S, Lee E, Jeong S, Kim Y, Lee S, et al. The FAXWXXT motif in the carboxyl terminus of Vibrio mimicus metalloprotease is involved in binding to collagen. FEBS Lett. 2005;579:2507-13 pubmed
    We have shown previously that the C-terminal region of the extracellular metalloprotease of Vibrio mimicus (VMC) is essential for collagenase activity...
  39. Payne M, Oakey J, Owens L. The ability of two different Vibrio spp. bacteriophages to infect Vibrio harveyi, Vibrio cholerae and Vibrio mimicus. J Appl Microbiol. 2004;97:663-72 pubmed
    ..mimicus and V. harveyi, V. cholerae and V. mimicus isolates respectively...