What are the treatment options for Vibrio vulnificus food poisoning?

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It is important to quickly treat Vibrio vulnificus food poisoning with one or more appropriate antibiotics. Sores that develop on extremities during the illness should be carefully monitored and amputation of limbs where sores develop may be necessary. It is also important that people with food poisoning receive liquid nourishment or IV fluids to prevent dehydration. Based on the severity of the food poisoning, hospitalization for treatment may be necessary.