Essays Tagged: "Vibrio"

Cholera and its Implications for the Modern World

imple,due to the infectious bacterial disease known as Cholera.Cholera is caused when the bacterium Vibrio cholerae infects the small intestine. Amore precise name for the region infected is the gastr ... d is the gastrointestinal area. The bacterium itselfis small, and comma-shaped (see appendix p.7 ). Vibrio cholerae is a gram-negativebacteria that is a pathogen of humans. The bacteria moves by means ...

(6 pages) 40 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vibrio Vulnificus

Vibrio vulnificus infection is the leading cause of death related to seafood consumption in the Unit ... ing cause of death related to seafood consumption in the United States. The CDC estimates that 8028 Vibrio infections and 57 deaths occur annually in the United States. I will be informing you on Vibr ... and 57 deaths occur annually in the United States. I will be informing you on Vibrio vulnificus and Vibrio parahaemolyticus. In this research, I will discuss the definition and how it is transmitted, ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Science Essays

"Present a thorough discussion on the seven main features of an infectious disease of your own finding."

CHOLERA1. CauseCholera is caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholera, whose "natural reservoirs" are suggested to be "brackish rivers and coastal waters" ... for cholera transmission. Seafood or shellfish harvested from the natural environment of the Vibrio cholerae bacterium can house the bacterium for an extended period of time, where the bacteriu ... ows the bacterium to spread to other people under unsanitary conditions.3. Host ResponseThe Vibrio cholerae bacterium produces cholera toxin, whose action upon the mucosal epithelium induces t ...

(6 pages) 37 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology