Vibrio parahaemolyticus cell biology and pathogenicity determinants

Christopher A. Broberg, Thomas J. Calder, Kim Orth

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Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a significant cause of gastroenteritis worldwide. Characterization of this pathogen has revealed a unique repertoire of virulence factors that allow for colonization of the human host and disease. The following describes the known pathogenicity determinants while establishing the need for continued research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)992-1001
Number of pages10
JournalMicrobes and Infection
Issue number12-13
StatePublished - Nov 2011


  • Gastroenteritis
  • Hemolysin
  • Pathogenesis
  • Type III secretion system
  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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