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What is Vibrio parahaemolyticus food poisoning?

Vibrio parahaemolyticus food poisoning is a gastrointestinal illness caused by ingesting a bacterium called Vibrio parahaemolyticus. This organism originates from the family of bacteria responsible for cholera. Vibrio parahaemolyticus needs salt water to live, and it exists in the waters, fish, and shellfish off the coast of Canada and the United States. The presence of this organism, as well as the food poisoning caused from it, increases in the warm summer months. About 4500 people become infected by Vibrio parahaemolyticus annually in the United States.

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