Accession Number:

ADA023952

Title:

Epidemiology and Enteropathogenicity of 'Vibrio parahaemolyticus' in Korea.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

KYUNGPOOK NATIONAL UNIV TAEGU (REPUBLIC OF KOREA) SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1975-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

The survival of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Escherichia coli was observed in 3 NaCl and sea water. V. parahaemolyticus survived for more than two months with considerably large numbers of viable cells in 3 NaCl at 10 C and 20 C, but sterilized within one month at 37 C, 4 C and -10 C. The initial increase in the number of cells was noted after incubation for one to five days at 37 C, 20 C and 10 C but not at the lower temperatures tested. The survival time in sea water was in general shorter than in 3 NaCl, but the organisms survived for more than two months at 10 C in filtered sea water. E. coli showed similar survival patterns with V. parahaemolyticus in 3 NaCl and sea water, but a tendency was noted that E. coli could survive longer than V. parahaemolyticus at 4C. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Microbiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE