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How do I care for someone with Vibrio vulnificus food poisoning?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Vibrio vulnificus food poisoning is treated with antibiotics and fluid replacement. It may be necessary to assist affected people with their medications, ensure they are receiving enough fluid, and care for related sores or surgical wounds. It is important to remember that you cannot contract this disease from people and also that this disease can be severe and care may be the responsibility of hospital staff.

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