Increase in Vibrio parahaemolyticus illnesses associated with consumption of shellfish from several Atlantic coast harvest areas, United States, 2013
Posted October 21, 2013 11:45 AM ET
Case Count Map
Persons infected with the outbreak strain of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, by State*
One hundred and four Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates with the same DNA “fingerprint” were reported to PulseNet from persons in 13 states who became ill from May 12, 2013 through August 19, 2013. Of the 104 Vibrio parahaemolyticus isolates, 76 have been serotyped and all 76 were found to be serotype O4:K12.