Vibrio: Remember Vulnerable Guests When Serving Oysters
But if your’re thinking of serving them raw, be aware that oysters contaminated with Vibrio vulnificus can cause life-threatening illness or fatality for people with certain medical conditions, according to the U ... eating raw oysters or other raw ...
WARNINGS ISSUED ON EATING SHELLFISH THAT IS UNCOOKED
Experiments also indicate the virus can remain in clams and oysters ... raw shellfish. It also advises anyone who does so and comes down with gastrointestinal ailments to get a gammaglobulin shot for protection against possible infection with the hepatitis ...
5 questions: Weiss on public health post-Katrina
The mix of human waste, chemicals, oil and other ... can occur after a wound is exposed to warm coastal waters where the V. vulnificus organism is a natural inhabitant. Infection may also be acquired by eating raw or undercooked seafood (especially oysters ...
Marine Bacterial Infection Kills 1 in Sarasota County
Highest on the list is liver disease — including Hepatitis C and cirrhosis — but other ... can only be contracted by eating raw or undercooked fish. V. vulnificus, a relative of the bacteria that cause cholera, requires salt to survive. Most U.S ...
Got A Chronic Disease? Skip The Raw Oysters
Oysters become ... people who eat raw oysters with Vibrio vulnificus will get sick, but the rate is higher among people with chronic illnesses. In addition, other diseases, such as hepatitis A and severe diarrhea, can be acquired by eating raw oysters.