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The CDC estimates that this infection, called vibriosis, causes 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths every year in the United States.
Doctors reportedly believed his years of alcohol abuse left him susceptible to vibriosis infection and septic shock.
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Origin and Etymology of vibriosis
New Latin, from Vibrio
First Known Use: 1950See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of vibriosis
1: an infectious disease of sheep and cattle caused by a bacterium of the genus Campylobacter (C. fetus synonym Vibrio fetus) and marked especially by infertility and abortion
2: infection with or disease caused by a bacterium of the genus Vibrio: asa: an infectious disease of fish that is caused by a vibrio (V. anguillarum) and is marked especially by hemorrhages and ulcerations of the skinb: a gastrointestinal illness of humans that is caused by consuming raw or undercooked fish or shellfish contaminated with a vibrio (as V. parahaemolyticus or V. vulnificus)
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