Disease Information for Vibriosis/vulnificus/sepsis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Low Blood Pressure
Signs of Poor Perfusion
Blisters
Bulla/bullous rash
Vesicobullous rashes
Wound site evident
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain Crampy
Diarrhea
Diarrhea, crampy
Diarrhea, explosive
Diarrhea, fulminant
Diarrhea, watery/rice-water
GI 'food poisoning' syndrome
Voluminous/liquid stool
Watery Diarrhea
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Enteric fever syndrome
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Exposure Factors
Exposure/Ingestion shellfish
Exposure/Polluted area seafood/fish
Exposure/Raw oyster/clam ingestion
Exposure/Raw sewerage
Exposure/Sewage
Exposure/Sushi/raw seafood/ingestion
Exposure/Warm Gulf Waters
Travel, Geographic & Climate Related Factors
Residence/travel/Caribbean
Residence/travel/Florida
Residence/travel/Mexico
Established Disease Population
Patient/Hemochromatosis
Patient/Sepsis
Patient/Cirrhosis
Occupational Factors
Occupation/Fishandler/fish-market worker
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Seawater/marine/fishing
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Vibrio parahemolyticus isolation
Microlab/Vibrio vulnificus isolation
Microlab/Stool culture TCBS agar plate positive
Microlab/Stool special vibrio/cholera culture medium positive
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Leukopenia
STOOL Diarrheic stool isotonic
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
WBC
Platelet count (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Food poisoning, salmonella
Associated Disease & Complications
Bacteremia Septicemia
Cellulitis
Death/Unanticipated
Food poisoning
Gastrointestinal bleeding
Hypotension
Purpura fulminans
Septicemic shock
Shock
Skin infections
Thrombocytopenia
Vibriosis/non-cholera
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Hemochromotosis
Synergy/High iron stores
Synergy/Iron ingestion/administration
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Endemic disease (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/High iron stores/encourage growth
AGENT/Motile bacteria/Flagella (example)
AGENT/Vibrio bacteria form (ex)
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Regional specific
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
(Septicaemia) or (sepsis), (Septicemia) or (sepsis), Beneckea vulnifica, Beneckea vulnifica Reichelt et al 1979 (Approved Lists 1980), BLOOD POIS, blood poisoning, intoxication septic, intoxication septic general, POIS BLOOD, Poisoning Blood, Sepsis, septic intoxication, septic intoxication general, Septicaemia, Septicaemia unspecified, Septicemia, Septicemia (disorder), Septicemia unspecified, Septicemia unspecified (disorder), Unspecified septicaemia, Unspecified septicemia, Vibrio vulnificus, Vibrio vulnificus (organism), Vibrio vulnificus (Reichelt et al 1979) Farmer 1980 emend West et al 1986, Synonym/Enteric fever, Synonym/Non-cholera vibriosis infection, Synonym/Vibrio sepsis syndrome/vulificus
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Doxycycline
RX/Doxycyline (Vibramycin)
RX/Tetracycline (Achromycin)
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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