Vibrio parahaemolytic poisoning(腸炎ビブリオ食中毒)

Causative organism

  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus



  • Latency period 8 to 15 hours
  • Symptoms Diarrhea, upper abdominal pain, dehydration in severe cases
  • Remarks Symptoms similar to cholera, deaths are few, fatal rate is low

Source of pollution

  • Seafood to eat raw
  • Processed goods




  • I like 3% salt and grow most
  • Proliferation speed is fast
  • When the seawater temperature becomes 20 degrees or more, it occurs in a large amount in seawater
  • It is good to think that fish caught at sea water 20 degrees has bacteria
  • It is highly probable that it is growing in the distribution process from landing




  • eat sensitive, so cook
  • It is vulnerable to drying and does not breed at low temperature (4 degrees or less)
  • It is effective to rinse seafood well with running water
  • To prevent secondary infection, dry and disinfect cooking utensils, cloths etc.
  • It is better for you to finish it in a short time from cooking to ingestion




  • Vibrio parahaemolyticus is susceptible to heat, so heat it enough
  • Thorough disinfection of cooking utensils and Duster
  • Refrigerator, freezer is desirable because it is weak to dry low temperature
  • Be careful when eating raw.
  • After cooking, eat it immediately or save it in the refrigerator
  • There is a possibility that it grows when it reaches home
  • Effective by flushing with running water