Vibrio infections & The little known danger from the sea
Hardly anyone knows them – the Vibrio infections. These are not that rare and can often have serious consequences. Vibrio infections are triggered by bacteria called vibrios. Vibrios usually live in the water, and they can occur in both salt and fresh water. The most well-known Vibrio pathogen is Vibrio cholerae, which is the cholera triggers. It is an acute gastrointestinal infection caused by contaminated water, which can be fatal. Another Vibrio In turn, the pathogen is transmitted by seafood or raw fish and triggers vomiting diarrhea. This is particularly common in Japan, which is probably also related to the local food culture.