Genomes and Genes
Summary: Infections with bacteria of the genus VIBRIO.
Publications181 found, 100 shown here
- Pathogenic Vibrio harveyi, in contrast to non-pathogenic strains, intervenes with the p38 MAPK pathway to avoid an abalone haemocyte immune responseMarie Agnès Travers
France Haliotis, Kerazan, Lilia, 29880 Plouguerneau, France
J Cell Biochem 106:152-60. 2009..Taken together, our results suggest that p38 MAPK modulation may be one of the ways of virulent V. harveyi to attack its host and escape abalone immune response...
- The major outer membrane protein OmpU of Vibrio splendidus contributes to host antimicrobial peptide resistance and is required for virulence in the oyster Crassostrea gigasMarylise Duperthuy
CNRS, UMR 5119, Laboratoire Ecosystèmes Lagunaires, Universite Montpellier 2, 34095 Montpellier, France
Environ Microbiol 12:951-63. 2010..splendidus. Contributing to AMP resistance, conferring adhesive properties to V. splendidus, and being essential for in vivo fitness, the OmpU porin appears as an essential effector of the C. gigas/V. splendidus interaction...
- Whole transcriptome profiling of successful immune response to Vibrio infections in the oyster Crassostrea gigas by digital gene expression analysisJulien de Lorgeril
Institut Francais de Recherche pour l Exploitation de la Mer, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montpellier, France
PLoS ONE 6:e23142. 2011..gigas immune responsiveness to circumvent Vibrio infections, we have developed the first deep sequencing study of the transcriptome of hemocytes, the immunocompetent ..
- Characterization of strains of Vibrio splendidus and V. tapetis isolated from corkwing wrasse Symphodus melops suffering vibriosisSigmund Jensen
Department of Aquaculture, Institute of Marine Research, PO Box 1870 Nordnes, 5817 Bergen, Norway
Dis Aquat Organ 53:25-31. 2003..tapetis (previously only known as the brown ring disease agent in clams). Identification of the new wrasse pathogens V. splendidus LP1 and V. tapetis LP2 is facilitated by break points observed in this study...
- Nonfoodborne Vibrio infections: an important cause of morbidity and mortality in the United States, 1997-2006Amy M Dechet
AIDS Education and Training Center, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
Clin Infect Dis 46:970-6. 2008..Like foodborne Vibrio infections, nonfoodborne Vibrio infections (NFVI) also result in serious illness, but awareness of these infections is ..
- Vibrio tapetis-like strain isolated from introduced Manila clams Ruditapes philippinarum showing symptoms of brown ring disease in NorwayChristine Paillard
Institut Universitaire Europeen de la Mer, LEMAR, UMR 6539, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, 29280 Plouzane, France
Dis Aquat Organ 81:153-61. 2008..8% similarity) and the Cpn60 encoding gene had 22 substitutions out of 548 nt compared (96% similarity). This is the first finding of BRD and the first isolation of a V. tapetis-like bacterial strain from a bivalve in Norway...
- Characterization of pathogenic Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates from clinical sources in Spain and comparison with Asian and North American pandemic isolatesJaime Martinez-Urtaza
Instituto de Acuicultura, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Campus Universitario Sur, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
J Clin Microbiol 42:4672-8. 2004..The results of this study suggest that a unique and specific clone could be related to the V. parahaemolyticus infections in Europe...
- A rapid and simple PCR analysis indicates there are two subgroups of Vibrio vulnificus which correlate with clinical or environmental isolationThomas M Rosche
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Microbiol Immunol 49:381-9. 2005..The data reported here are consistent with the existence of two genotypes of V. vulnificus, with the C-type being a strong indicator of potential virulence...
- The Vibrio parahaemolyticus pandemicG Balakrish Nair
Rev Chilena Infectol 22:125-30. 2005
- Pandemic serovars (O3:K6 and O4:K68) of Vibrio parahaemolyticus associated with diarrhea in Mozambique: spread of the pandemic into the African continentM Ansaruzzaman
Laboratory Sciences Division, ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
J Clin Microbiol 43:2559-62. 2005..This is the first report of the isolation of pandemic strains of V. parahaemolyticus in sub-Saharan Africa and clearly indicates that the pandemic of V. parahaemolyticus has spread into the African continent...
- Wound infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus and other marine bacteriaJ D Oliver
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Epidemiol Infect 133:383-91. 2005....
- Severe watery diarrhoea and bacteraemia caused by Vibrio fluvialisChung-Hsu Lai
Department of Infectious Disease, E-Da Hospital/I-Shou University, Jiau-Shu Tsuen, Yan-Chau Shiang, Taiwan, ROC
J Infect 52:e95-8. 2006..The patient was cured with intravenous administration of antibiotics and supportive treatment. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case of gastroenteritis and bacteraemia caused by V. fluvialis...
- Identification of Vibrio parahaemolyticus pandemic group-specific DNA sequence by genomic subtractionMasatoshi Okura
Department of Bioscience, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Rokko-dai 1-1, Nada-ku, Kobe City, Japan 657-8501
J Clin Microbiol 43:3533-6. 2005..A subtractive DNA fragment was identified to be a part of a 16-kbp insertion sequence which was present in almost all pandemic strains but not in nonpandemic strains tested...
- Induction of interleukin-8 production via nuclear factor-kappaB activation in human intestinal epithelial cells infected with Vibrio vulnificusB C Lee
Department of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, Chonnam National University, Gwangju; Republic of Korea
Immunology 115:506-15. 2005..vulnificus infection. Taken together, these results indicate clearly that V. vulnificus infection significantly induces IL-8 production in human intestinal epithelial cells via NF-kappaB activation...
- Vibrio fluvialis hemorrhagic cellulitis and cerebritisKuo Chin Huang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chia Yi, Hsien 613, Taiwan
Clin Infect Dis 40:e75-7. 2005..A high index of suspicion is required for diagnosis of this specific pathogen and concordant infection. This is, to our knowledge, the first report of this type of wound infection...
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus disruption of epithelial cell tight junctions occurs independently of toxin productionTarah Lynch
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, University of Calgary Health Sciences Centre, 3330 Hospital Dr. NW, Calgary AB, T2N 4N1 Canada
Infect Immun 73:1275-83. 2005..6% of the clinical isolates were toxin negative. These data strongly indicate that the effect on tight junctions is not due to TDH and suggest that there are other virulence factors...
- Vibrio vulnificus in TaiwanPo Ren Hsueh
National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Emerg Infect Dis 10:1363-8. 2004..Results of molecular typing of isolates from humans and marine environment in this country had a high genetic divergence among these isolates. Education and measures are needed to prevent this emerging disease...
- Biodiversity of vibriosFabiano L Thompson
Laboratory of Microbiology, Ghent University, K L Ledeganckstraat 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Microbiol Mol Biol Rev 68:403-31, table of contents. 2004..g., microarrays will facilitate the investigation of the gene repertoire at the species level. Based on such new genomic information, the taxonomy and the species concept for vibrios will be reviewed in the next years...
- New aminoglycoside acetyltransferase gene, aac(3)-Id, in a class 1 integron from a multiresistant strain of Vibrio fluvialis isolated from an infant aged 6 monthsAshraf M Ahmed
Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan
J Antimicrob Chemother 53:947-51. 2004..CONCLUSIONS: In this study we identified a new type of aminoglycoside acetyltransferase gene, aac(3)-Id. In addition, this is the first report of identification of antibiotic resistance genes and a class 1 integron in V. fluvialis...
- Functional characterization of two type III secretion systems of Vibrio parahaemolyticusKwon-Sam Park
Department of Bacterial Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, 3-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, 565-0871, Japan
Infect Immun 72:6659-65. 2004....
- PCR-based identification of pandemic group Vibrio parahaemolyticus with a novel group-specific primer pairMasatoshi Okura
Department of Bioresource and Agrobiosciences, Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Microbiol Immunol 48:787-90. 2004..vulnificus. The assay distinguished the pandemic group from other V. parahaemolyticus strains by yielding a 235-bp specific amplicon, and can be a useful diagnostic tool for identification of pandemic group strains...
- Serologic and molecular characterization of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from seawater and fish products of the Gulf of MexicoMaría Eugenia Cabrera-García
Department of Microbiology of the National School of Biological Sciences, Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico City, Mexico
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:6401-6. 2004..The most frequent serogroup was serogroup O3. This is the first report of the presence of KP-positive tdh-positive environmental V. parahaemolyticus strains in Mexico...
- Cytotoxicity and enterotoxicity of the thermostable direct hemolysin-deletion mutants of Vibrio parahaemolyticusKwon-Sam Park
Department of Bacterial Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Japan
Microbiol Immunol 48:313-8. 2004..These results indicate that the cytotoxicity and enterotoxicity of TDH-producing V. parahaemolyticus are not explained by TDH alone, and suggest that an unknown virulence factor(s) could be involved in these pathogenic activities...
- Hybrid Vibrio vulnificusNaiel Bisharat
University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 11:30-5. 2005..This novel observation shows yet another way in which epidemic organisms arise...
- Vibrio fluvialis peritonitis in a patient receiving continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysisNatasha Ratnaraja
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Wellington Hospital, Wellington, New Zealand
J Clin Microbiol 43:514-5. 2005..This was shown to be an important but rare cause of recurrent infection in our patient...
- [Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections and algal intoxications as emergent public health problems in Chile]Cristina Hernandez
Laboratorio de Bromatologia, Autoridad Sanitaria, Secretaría Regional Ministerial de Salud X Región, Puerto Montt, X Región, Chile
Rev Med Chil 133:1081-8. 2005..Scientific capacity and laboratories need to be developed to widen the limited knowledge of the biology of Vibrio and toxic algae and the environmental factors that favor their emergence as public health and economic problems in Chile...
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shellfish and clinical samples during two large epidemics of diarrhoea in southern ChileLoreto Fuenzalida
, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Environ Microbiol 8:675-83. 2006..In summary, the causative agent during epidemics was only a minor component of a small but diverse population of V. parahaemolyticus in shellfish...
- Emerging Vibrio species: an unending threat to public health in developing countriesEtinosa O Igbinosa
Applied and Environmental Microbiology Research Group AEMREG, Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Fort Hare, Private Bag X1341, Alice 5700, South Africa
Res Microbiol 159:495-506. 2008..This review underscores the need for a proactive approach to risk factors for emerging Vibrio infections, so as to establish adequate prevention measures.
- DjlA, a membrane-anchored DnaJ-like protein, is required for cytotoxicity of clam pathogen Vibrio tapetis to hemocytesFatma Lakhal
Institut de Genetique et Microbiologie, Batiment 400, Universite Paris Sud, Orsay 91405 Cedex, France
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:5750-8. 2008..tapetis-R. philippinarum interaction model...
- Acute infectious peritonitis caused by Vibrio fluvialisJa Young Lee
Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, Inje University, Busan 614 735, South Korea
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 62:216-8. 2008..We describe a case of V. fluvialis peritonitis after a traffic accident that is, to our knowledge, the 1st report of non-continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis-related acute peritonitis caused by this organism...
- Identification of two translocon proteins of Vibrio parahaemolyticus type III secretion system 2Toshio Kodama
Department of Bacterial Infections, International Research Center for Infectious Diseases, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Osaka, Japan
Infect Immun 76:4282-9. 2008..These results indicate that VopB2 and VopD2 act as translocon proteins of V. parahaemolyticus T3SS2 and hence have a critical role in the T3SS2-dependent enterotoxicity of this bacterium...
- Determination of molecular phylogenetics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains by multilocus sequence typingNarjol González-Escalona
Department of Food Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
J Bacteriol 190:2831-40. 2008..8:1 by allele and site, respectively. Application of this MLST scheme to more V. parahaemolyticus strains and by different laboratories will facilitate production of a global picture of the epidemiology and evolution of this pathogen...
- A common virulence plasmid in biotype 2 Vibrio vulnificus and its dissemination aided by a conjugal plasmidChung Te Lee
Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70160, Taiwan
J Bacteriol 190:1638-48. 2008..An investigation of six other biotype 2 strains for the presence of various plasmid markers revealed that they all harbored the virulence plasmid and four of them possessed the conjugal plasmid in addition...
- Arp2/3-independent assembly of actin by Vibrio type III effector VopLAmy D B Liverman
Department of Molecular Biology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 6000 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17117-22. 2007..Vibrio VopL is predicted to be a bacterial virulence factor that disrupts actin homeostasis during an enteric infection of the host...
- Identification of a Wzy polymerase required for group IV capsular polysaccharide and lipopolysaccharide biosynthesis in Vibrio vulnificusAlina Nakhamchik
Division of Clinical Integrative Biology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, S1 26A, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3N5
Infect Immun 75:5550-8. 2007..To our knowledge, this is the first functional demonstration of a Wzy polysaccharide polymerase in V. vulnificus and is the first to show a link between LPS and CPS biosynthesis...
- Identification and pathogenicity of Vibrio ponticus affecting cultured Japanese sea bass, Lateolabrax japonicus (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes)Z Y Xie
LAMB, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou, P R China
Lett Appl Microbiol 45:62-7. 2007..To rapidly determine the causative agent of mass death in Lateolabrax japonicus in Zhelin Bay of Guangdong Province in China in April 2004...
- Synergistic antimicrobial effect of cefotaxime and minocycline on proinflammatory cytokine levels in a murine model of Vibrio vulnificus infectionShyh Ren Chiang
Department of Medicine, Chi Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan
J Microbiol Immunol Infect 40:123-33. 2007..This study aimed to evaluate the antimicrobial effect of cefotaxime and minocycline on proinflammatory cytokine levels in a murine model of V. vulnificus infection...
- Variability of properties of Vibrio parahaemolyticus strains isolated from individual patientsPhuangthip Bhoopong
Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai 90112, Thailand
J Clin Microbiol 45:1544-50. 2007..Finally, the present study did not rule out the possibility that isolates lacking tdh and trh have unknown virulence mechanisms other than the tdh and trh genes...
- Serological and molecular characteristics of Vibrio vulnificus biotype 3: evidence for high clonalityNaiel Bisharat
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
Microbiology 153:847-56. 2007..vulnificus...
- Genetic distinctions among clinical and environmental strains of Vibrio vulnificusMaria Chatzidaki-Livanis
University of Florida, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, P.O. Box 110370, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 72:6136-41. 2006..However, this study was not an extensive survey, and more sampling using rep-PCR for sensitive genetic discrimination is needed to determine the virulence potential of environmental reservoirs...
- Vibrio infection associated with finning injury of the handChih Hsuan Chang-Chien
Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chiayi, Taiwan
Injury 38:614-8. 2007..Vibrio spp. are known worldwide for their virulence, quickly causing soft-tissue infection and lethal septicaemia. Vibrio infection following finning injury is rare, but can result in devastating complications in susceptible individuals...
- Vibrio harveyi: a significant pathogen of marine vertebrates and invertebratesB Austin
School of Life Sciences, John Muir Building, Heriot Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, UK
Lett Appl Microbiol 43:119-24. 2006....
- Four genomic islands that mark post-1995 pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolatesCatherine C Hurley
Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, National University of Ireland, Cork, Ireland
BMC Genomics 7:104. 2006..In 1996 the first appearance of a pandemic V. parahaemolyticus clone occurred, a new O3:K6 serotype strain that has now been identified worldwide as a major cause of seafood-borne gastroenteritis...
- Virulence gene- and pandemic group-specific marker profiling of clinical Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolatesCarolyn E Meador
Naval Research Laboratory, Center for Bio Molecular Science and Engineering, 4555 Overlook Avenue SW, Bldg 30, Code 6910, Washington, DC 20375, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:1133-9. 2007..e., Kanagawa-negative) clinical isolates. These results highlight the genetic dynamism of V. parahaemolyticus and aid in refining the genetic definition of the pandemic group members...
- Development of a loop-mediated isothermal amplification assay for sensitive and rapid detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticusWataru Yamazaki
Division of Bacteriology, Osaka Prefectural Institute of Public Health, Osaka, Japan
BMC Microbiol 8:163. 2008..Thus, we developed a novel and highly specific loop-mediated isothermal amplification (LAMP) assay for the sensitive and rapid detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticus...
- Vibrio cholerae O2 as a cause of a skin lesion in a tourist returning from TunisiaC Farina
, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedali Riuniti di Bergamo, Largo Barozzi 1, 24128 Bergamo, Italy
J Travel Med 7:92-4. 2000..We describe a case of non O1 Vibrio cholerae infection with cutaneous bullous lesions in a tourist returning from Tunisia...
- Bacteremic cellulitis caused by non-O1, non-O139 Vibrio cholerae in a patient following hematopoietic stem cell transplantationS M Choi
Bone Marrow Transplant 31:1181-2. 2003
- Prevalence and serodiversity of the pandemic clone among the clinical strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated in southern ThailandV Laohaprertthisan
Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Prince of Songkla University, Hat Yai, Songkla 90112, Thailand
Epidemiol Infect 130:395-406. 2003..The results demonstrate prevalence of infection by the pandemic clone in southern Thailand and suggest emergence of various serovariants in this area and their implication in international spread...
- Identification of a group 1-like capsular polysaccharide operon for Vibrio vulnificusA C Wright
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Infect Immun 69:6893-901. 2001..Full virulence in mice required surface expression of CPS and supported the essential role of capsule in the pathogenesis of V. vulnificus...
- Pandemic spread of an O3:K6 clone of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and emergence of related strains evidenced by arbitrarily primed PCR and toxRS sequence analysesC Matsumoto
Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Yoshida, Sakyo ku, Kyoto, Okinawa, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 38:578-85. 2000..parahaemolyticus and reports a novel toxRS-targeted PCR method that will be useful in epidemiological investigation of the cases associated with the current pandemic spread...
- Chloride secretion induced by thermostable direct haemolysin of Vibrio parahaemolyticus depends on colonic cell maturationA Takahashi
Department of Bacterial Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
J Med Microbiol 50:870-8. 2001..These results suggest that sensitivity to TDH is affected by the stage of cellular differentiation of cultured intestinal epithelial cells...
- Molecular analysis of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolated from human patients and shellfish during US Pacific north-west outbreaksG E Kaufman
Department of Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294-1170, USA
Lett Appl Microbiol 34:155-61. 2002..parahaemolyticus...
- Detection of total and hemolysin-producing Vibrio parahaemolyticus in shellfish using multiplex PCR amplification of tl, tdh and trhA K Bej
Department of Biology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 1170, USA
J Microbiol Methods 36:215-25. 1999..Compared to conventional microbiological culture methods, this multiplex PCR approach is rapid and reliable for accomplishing a comprehensive detection of V. parahaemolyticus in shellfish...
- Clinical, epidemiological, and microbiological features of Vibrio vulnificus biogroup 3 causing outbreaks of wound infection and bacteraemia in Israel. Israel Vibrio Study GroupN Bisharat
Infectious Diseases Unit, Ha Emek Medical Center, Afula, Israel
Lancet 354:1421-4. 1999..In the summer and autumn of 1996 and 1997, an outbreak of invasive V. vulnificus infection occurred in Israel in people who had recently handled fresh, whole fish purchased from artificial fish-ponds...
- A filamentous phage associated with recent pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus O3:K6 strainsH Nasu
Department of Bacterial Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University, 3 1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 38:2156-61. 2000..parahaemolyticus O3:K6 strains. The ORF8 gene can be a useful genetic marker for the identification of the recently widespread O3:K6 strains of V. parahaemolyticus...
- Duplication of hemolysin genes in a virulent isolate of Vibrio harveyiX H Zhang
Department of Biological Sciences, Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh EH14 4AS, Scotland
Appl Environ Microbiol 67:3161-7. 2001..Surprisingly, the level of vhh-specific RNA transcript produced by VIB 645 was found to be very low. We conclude that the hemolytic phenotype of VIB 645 is not due to increased expression of one or both copies of the vhh gene...
- Proinflammatory cytokine profile in Vibrio vulnificus septicemic patients' seraSung Heui Shin
Department of Microbiology, Chosun University Medical School, 501-759, Kwangju, South Korea
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 33:133-8. 2002..vulnificus septicemia like in other endotoxemic shocks. The use of doxycycline as an effective bactericidal agent and as an effective modulator of proinflammatory cytokines is supported...
- Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections in the United States, 1973-1998N A Daniels
University of California, San Francisco, Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
J Infect Dis 181:1661-6. 2000..The median attack rate among persons who consumed the implicated seafood was 56%. To prevent V. parahaemolyticus infections, persons should avoid consumption of raw or undercooked shellfish and exposure of wounds to seawater...
- Vibrio alginolyticus cellulitis following coral injuryT F Patterson
Department of Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
Yale J Biol Med 61:507-12. 1988..In this case report, we discuss the diagnosis and treatment of cellulitis in a patient with a Caribbean coral injury associated with Vibrio alginolyticus cellulitis...
- Assessment of evolution of pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus by multilocus sequence typingNandini Roy Chowdhury
National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases, Calcutta, India
J Clin Microbiol 42:1280-2. 2004..Our sequence data provide strong molecular support for the clonal origin of pandemic V. parahaemolyticus O3:K6 and suggest that strains within such a clonal group may acquire previously identified serotypes...
- Characterization by PCR of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates collected during the 1997-1998 Chilean outbreakJosé Luis Córdova
Fundación Ciencia para la Vida, Millennium Institute for Fundamental and Applied Biology, Av Marathón 1943, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile
Biol Res 35:433-40. 2002..The warm seawater caused by the climatological phenomena "El Niño" perhaps favored the geographic dispersion of the bacterium (bacterial bloom) occurring in Antofagasta that occurred during that time of year...
- Identification of a protein biomarker unique to the pandemic O3:K6 clone of Vibrio parahaemolyticusTracie L Williams
Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Food and Drug Administration, College Park, Maryland 20740, USA
J Clin Microbiol 42:1657-65. 2004..parahaemolyticus, it was possible to rationally design specific PCR-based probes and assays that permit the rapid and precise identification of pandemic strains of V. parahaemolyticus...
- Bisucaberin--a dihydroxamate siderophore isolated from Vibrio salmonicida, an important pathogen of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)Gunther Winkelmann
Institut für Mikrobiologie und Biotechnologie, Universitat Tubingen, Germany
Biometals 15:153-60. 2002..Due to the very high stability constant of K = 32.2, bisucaberin is a most efficient iron scavenger which may contribute to the virulence of V. salmonicida in Atlantic salmon...
- gyrA and parC Mutations and associated quinolone resistance in Vibrio anguillarum serotype O2b strains isolated from farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) in NorwayD J Colquhoun
National Veterinary Institute, Section for Fish Health, Ullevaalsveien 68, Oslo 0454, Norway
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 51:2597-9. 2007..001, 0.06, and 16 microg ml(-1). Single gyrA Ser-Ile substitutions were identified at position 83 of the intermediate and resistant strains, while a parC Ser-Leu substitution at position 85 was found only in the resistant strain...
- Vibrio trachuri Iwamoto et al. 1995 is a junior synonym of Vibrio harveyi (Johnson and Shunk 1936) Baumann et al. 1981Fabiano L Thompson
Laboratory for Microbiology, Ghent University, Belgium
Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 52:973-6. 2002..Phenotypical features of both species were also very similar, except that V. trachuri utilized itaconic acid, whereas V. harveyi did not. Therefore, it is proposed that the species V. trachuri should be reclassified as V. harveyi...
- A single residue change in Vibrio harveyi hemolysin results in the loss of phospholipase and hemolytic activities and pathogenicity for turbot (Scophthalmus maximus)Boguang Sun
Department of Marine Biology, Ocean University of China, 5 Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, People s Republic of China
J Bacteriol 189:2575-9. 2007..Site-directed mutagenesis revealed that a specific residue, Ser153, was critical for its enzymatic activity and for its virulence in fish...
- Comment on "Vibrio vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus necrotising fasciitis in fishermen visiting an estuarine tropical northern Australia location"Brian Hearne
J Infect 54:517-8; author reply 518-9. 2007
- Characterization and pathogenicity of the zinc metalloprotease empA of Vibrio anguillarum expressed in Escherichia coliHui Yang
Department of Marine Biology, College of Marine Life Sciences, Ocean University of China, 5 Yushan Road, Qingdao 266003, PRC
Curr Microbiol 54:244-8. 2007..In addition, proteolytic activity, cytotoxicity, fish pathogenicity, and solubility of the recombinant protein were determined...
- Species-specific PCR detection of the fish pathogen, Vibrio anguillarum, using the amiB gene, which encodes N-acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidaseGyeong Eun Hong
Department of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea
FEMS Microbiol Lett 269:201-6. 2007..20 bacterial colonies in 25 mg of infected flounder tissue. These results suggest that this PCR system is a sensitive and species-specific detection method, and is possible to use as a diagnostic tool to detect V. anguillarum...
- Identification of Vibrio isolates by a multiplex PCR assay and rpoB sequence determinationCheryl L Tarr
Foodborne and Diarrheal Diseases Branch, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Clin Microbiol 45:134-40. 2007..three species--Vibrio cholerae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and Vibrio vulnificus-account for the majority of Vibrio infections in humans...
- Distribution of five vibrio virulence-related genes among Vibrio harveyi isolatesFangfang Bai
Department of Marine Biology, Ocean University of China, Qingdao, China
J Gen Appl Microbiol 54:71-8. 2008
- Elucidation of the Vibrio anguillarum genetic response to the potential fish probiont Pseudomonas fluorescens AH2, using RNA-arbitrarily primed PCRKim Holmstrøm
Biotechnological Institute, Department of Molecular Characterization, Kogle Alle 2, DK 2970 Hørsholm, Denmark
J Bacteriol 185:831-42. 2003..anguillarum and complete growth arrest...
- Emergence of a virulent clade of Vibrio vulnificus and correlation with the presence of a 33-kilobase genomic islandAna Luisa V Cohen
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:5553-65. 2007..Our data suggest that lineage I may have a higher pathogenic potential and that region XII, along with other regions, may give isolates a selective advantage either in the human host or in the aquatic environment or both...
- On the origin and function of an insertion element VPaI-1 specific to post-1995 pandemic Vibrio parahaemolyticus strainsTasuku Nishioka
Department of Biosystems Science, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies Sokendai, Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
Genes Genet Syst 83:101-10. 2008..cholerae virulence gene. Based on these findings, we hypothesized the emergence of pandemicity and discuss the mechanism for how these strains spread throughout the world...
- Antigenic and molecular characterization of Vibrio ordalii strains isolated from Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in ChileAndrés Silva-Rubio
Laboratorio de Veterquímica, Camino a Melipilla 5641, Cerrillos, Santiago, Chile
Dis Aquat Organ 79:27-35. 2008..ordalii strains from the Southeastern Pacific area, the results of which should facilitate the development of vaccines for protecting cultured Atlantic salmon against vibriosis in this area...
- Identification and characterization of a repeat-in-toxin gene cluster in Vibrio anguillarumLing Li
Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA
Infect Immun 76:2620-32. 2008..Finally, wild-type and mutant strains were tested for virulence in juvenile Atlantic salmon. Only strains containing an rtxA mutation had reduced virulence, suggesting that RtxA is a major virulence factor for V. anguillarum...
- Occurrence of pandemic clones of Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates from seafood and clinical samples in a Chinese coastal provinceKhamphouth Vongxay
Institute of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Foodborne Pathog Dis 5:127-34. 2008..parahaemolyticus should be targeted for control of seafood-related transmission to humans...
- gyrA and parC associated with quinolone resistance in Vibrio anguillarumC Rodkhum
Laboratory of Genome Science, Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan
J Fish Dis 31:395-9. 2008
- First description of serotype O3 in Vibrio anguillarum strains isolated from salmonids in ChileA Silva-Rubio
, Camino a Melipilla 5641, Cerrillos, Santiago, Chile
J Fish Dis 31:235-9. 2008
- A chromogenic substrate culture plate for early identification of Vibrio vulnificus and isolation of other marine VibriosYukari Nakashima
Department of Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Saga University Hospital, Saga, Japan
Ann Clin Lab Sci 37:330-4. 2007..vulnificus grew on CVA-1. In addition, growth on CVA-1 allowed ready differentiation of Vibrio species. CVA-1 can be used to distinguish pathogenic Vibrios according to colony form and chromatic differences...
- Vibrio infections in Louisiana: twenty-five years of surveillance 1980-2005Annu Thomas
Infectious Disease Epidemiology Section, Louisiana Office of Public Health, USA
J La State Med Soc 159:205-8, 210-1. 2007A total of 1,007 Vibrio infections were reported to the Infectious Disease Epidemiology Department at the Louisiana Office of Public Heath, between 1980 and 2005...
- Characterization of OmpK, GAPDH and their fusion OmpK-GAPDH derived from Vibrio harveyi outer membrane proteins: their immunoprotective ability against vibriosis in large yellow croaker (Pseudosciaena crocea)C Zhang
College of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
J Appl Microbiol 103:1587-99. 2007....
- LuxO controls extracellular protease, haemolytic activities and siderophore production in fish pathogen Vibrio alginolyticusQ Wang
State Key Laboratory of Bioreactor Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, People s Republic of China
J Appl Microbiol 103:1525-34. 2007..To characterize the luxO gene in fish pathogen Vibrio alginolyticus MVP01 and investigate its roles in regulation of extracellular products (ECP) and siderophore production...
- Characterization of DegQVh, a serine protease and a protective immunogen from a pathogenic Vibrio harveyi strainWei Wei Zhang
Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 7 Nanhai Road, Qingdao, People s Republic of China
Appl Environ Microbiol 74:6254-62. 2008..harveyi challenge, which was possibly due to the relatively prolonged exposure of the immune system to the recombinant antigen produced constitutively, albeit at a gradually decreasing level, by the carrier strain...
- Antimicrobial susceptibilities of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus isolates from Louisiana Gulf and retail raw oystersFeifei Han
Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Appl Environ Microbiol 73:7096-8. 2007..parahaemolyticus for ampicillin (81%; MIC > or = 16 microg/ml). Additionally, V. parahaemolyticus displayed significantly higher MICs for cefotaxime, ciprofloxacin, and tetracycline than V. vulnificus...
- Vibrio vulnificus typing based on simple sequence repeats: insights into the biotype 3 groupYoav Y Broza
Department of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, The Technion Haifa, Haifa 32000, Israel
J Clin Microbiol 45:2951-9. 2007..vulnificus and may be used as an efficient tool in epidemiological studies...
- Prevalence of tet(B) and tet(M) genes among tetracycline-resistant Vibrio spp. in the aquatic environments of KoreaYoung Hwa Kim
Department of Aquatic Life Medicine, Pukyong National University, 599 1 Dae Yeon Dong, Nam Ku, Busan 608 737, South Korea
Dis Aquat Organ 75:209-16. 2007..This is the first report of the simultaneous presence of tet(B) and tet(M), and of the tet(M) gene being linked to the 3'-end of Tn10 in Tc-resistant Vibrio spp. in Korea...
- Cloning and expression of Vibrio harveyi OmpK* and GAPDH* genes and their potential application as vaccines in large yellow croakers Pseudosciaena croceaChongwen Zhang
College of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science and Institute of Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
J Aquat Anim Health 20:1-11. 2008..harveyi. Challenge results indicated that vaccination of large yellow croakers with r-OmpK and r-GAPDH increased relative survival (37.7% and 40.0%, respectively) against wild V. harveyi...
- Vibrio vulnificus and V. parahaemolyticus necrotising fasciitis in fishermen visiting an estuarine tropical northern Australian locationAnna Ralph
General Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services, Alice Springs Hospital, PO Box 2234, Alice Springs, NT 0871, Australia
J Infect 54:e111-4. 2007..Underlying risk factors were identified in each patient; in one instance, previously unrecognised haemochromatosis was diagnosed. Likely reasons for Vibrio occurrence in this particular ecological niche are discussed...
- Role for the major outer-membrane protein from Vibrio anguillarum in bile resistance and biofilm formationSu-Yan Wang
Department of Molecular Biology, , S-901 87 Ume, Sweden
Microbiology 149:1061-71. 2003..In V. anguillarum, OmpU is not required for virulence, possibly due to a second OMP also critical for resistance to bile; however, outside of the fish host, OmpU limits the progression of biofilm formation...
- Virulence and molecular typing of Vibrio harveyi strains isolated from cultured dentex, gilthead sea bream and European sea bassM J Pujalte
, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
Syst Appl Microbiol 26:284-92. 2003..2 x 10(7) cfu/fish. This is the first report on virulence of V. harveyi for sea bass...
- Protocol for specific isolation of virulent strains of Vibrio vulnificus serovar E (biotype 2) from environmental samplesEva Sanjuan
Departamento Microbiología y Ecología, Universidad de Valencia, Avda Dr Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Appl Environ Microbiol 70:7024-32. 2004..In conclusion, this new protocol is a suitable method for the isolation of VSE strains from environmental samples and is recommended for epidemiological studies of the pathogenic serovar E...
- Identification of DNA sequences specific for Vibrio vulnificus biotype 2 strains by suppression subtractive hybridizationChung-Te Lee
Department of Microbiology and Immunology, College of Medicine, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan 701, Taiwan, Republic of China
Appl Environ Microbiol 71:5593-7. 2005..These sequences have potential for use in the diagnosis of eel vibriosis caused by V. vulnificus and in the detection of biotype 2 serovar E strains...
- Four novel hemolysin genes of Vibrio anguillarum and their virulence to rainbow troutChannarong Rodkhum
Laboratory of Genome Science, Graduate School of Marine Science and Technology, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Konan, 4-5-7, Minato, Tokyo 1088477, Japan
Microb Pathog 39:109-19. 2005..Each mutant was less virulent than V. anguillarum H775-3 to juvenile rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), indicating that each hemolysin gene contributes to the virulence of V. anguillarum H775-3...
- Isolation of a highly pathogenic Vibrio pelagius strain associated with mass mortalities of turbot, Scophthalmus maximus (L.), larvaeL Villamil
Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, CSIC, Vigo, Spain
J Fish Dis 26:293-303. 2003..Vibrio pelagius (Hq 222) was more adherent to the turbot cell lines TV-1 and TF than Escherichia coli. In both cell lines, the number of adhered bacteria increased with incubation time...
- [Vibrios (Vibrio cholerae, V. parahaemolyticus, V. vulnificus).]Tetsuya Iida
Department of Bacterial Infections, Research Institute for Microbial Diseases, Osaka University
Nippon Rinsho 61:722-6. 2003
- [Noncholera vibrio infections (V. parahaemolyticus, V. vulnificus and others)]Tatsuo Yamamoto
Division of Bacteriology, Department of Infectious Disease Control and International Medicine, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Nippon Rinsho 61:811-22. 2003
- Carriage of potentially fish-pathogenic bacteria in Sparus aurata cultured in Mediterranean fish farmsM J Pujalte
, , Facultad de Biologia, Campus de Burjassot, , 46100 Valencia, Spain
Dis Aquat Organ 54:119-26. 2003..An association of individual species with disease was not clear, which suggests the involvement of mixed infections...
- The kinetics of antibody production in mucus and serum of European eel (Anguilla anguilla L.) after vaccination against Vibrio vulnificus: development of a new method for antibody quantification in skin mucusM D Esteve-Gassent
, Valencia, Spain
Fish Shellfish Immunol 15:51-61. 2003....
- Population genetics of Vibrio vulnificus: identification of two divisions and a distinct eel-pathogenic cloneMichaela Gutacker
Istituto Cantonale di Microbiologia, 6501 Bellinzona, Switzerland
Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3203-12. 2003..The significance of the two divisions (divisions I and II) still remains to be clarified, and a reevaluation of the definition of the biotypes is also needed...
- Cholera and other types of vibriosis: a story of human pandemics and oysters on the half shellJ Glenn Morris
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 21201, USA
Clin Infect Dis 37:272-80. 2003..vulnificus) septicemia in persons who have liver disease or are immunocompromised...
- Molecular Pathogenesis of Vibrio vulnificusPAUL GULIG; Fiscal Year: 2006..These studies will elucidate mechanisms of fulminating, invasive disease caused by V. vulnificus as related to rapid replication, evasion of defenses, and damage to host tissues. ..
- Regulated expression of B. burgdorferi virulence genesFELIPE CARDENAS CABELLO; Fiscal Year: 2010..burgdorferi. These tools will be used to identify genes that are potentially responsible for this organism's virulence and which could be targets for new vaccines and antibiotics against Lyme disease. ..
- GENETIC APPROACHES TO VIRULENCE IN B. BURGDORFERIFelipe Cabello; Fiscal Year: 2005..We expect these experiments will permit the extension of the molecular Koch's postulates to the characterization of unique aud specific molecular virulence determinants of B. burgdorferi. ..
- MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND VIRULENCE OF CTX PHAGEMatthew Waldor; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, they may reveal ways in which changes in phage gene expression or copy number can contribute to the pathogenicity of V. cholerae. ..
- Molecular Pathogenesis of Vibrio vulnificusPAUL GULIG; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies will elucidate mechanisms of fulminating, invasive disease caused by V. vulnificus as related to rapid replication, evasion of defenses, and damage to host tissues. ..
- REQUIREMENTS FOR BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF ANIMAL TISSUEKaren L Visick; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- REQUIREMENTS FOR BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF ANIMAL TISSUEKAREN VISICK; Fiscal Year: 2009..parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus. Studying this model may also lead to approaches that prevent, reduce or treat such infections. ..
- Amino acid prototrophy as a positive selective marker in FrancisellaJames Bina; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results of the proposed work will provide much needed genetic tools which will facilitate drug discovery, vaccine development, cell biology experiments, and microbiological experiments with virulent F. tularensis strains. ..
- Mucosal immune response to oral cholera vaccine Peru 15Firdausi Qadri; Fiscal Year: 2007..cholerae. ..
- REQUIREMENTS FOR BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF ANIMAL TISSUEKAREN VISICK; Fiscal Year: 2007..parahaemolyticus and V. vulnificus. Studying this model may also lead to approaches that prevent, reduce or treat such infections. ..
- Stringent response and bmp expression in B. burgdorferiFelipe Cabello; Fiscal Year: 2007..burgdorferi from a descriptive paradigm to a paradigm framed by mechanistic and causal interpretations. ..
- CLINICAL RESEARCH CURRICULM AWARDJohn Morris; Fiscal Year: 2004..Details are provided in the body of this application. ..
- REGULATION OF EXPRESSION OF BORRELIA BURGDORFERI BMPCFelipe Cabello; Fiscal Year: 2001..burgdorferi 297 grown under different conditions in vitro and in vivo. The latter studies will indicate whether different levels of transcription are secondary to changes in the regulatory and structural DNA sequences of the bmpC gene. ..
- MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND VIRULENCE OF CTX PHAGEMatthew Waldor; Fiscal Year: 2002..This work will also have important ramifications for the design of safer live attenuated V. cholerae vaccine strains. ..
- REQUIREMENTS FOR BACTERIAL COLONIZATION OF ANIMAL TISSUEKAREN VISICK; Fiscal Year: 2004..Identification and characterization of the critical colonization genes will lay the foundation for understanding signal exchange between a prokaryote and a eukaryote during the establishment of a long-term association. ..