Vibrio Species Causing Vibriosis
Vibriosis causes an estimated 80,000 illnesses and 100 deaths in the United States every year. People with vibriosis become infected by consuming raw or undercooked seafood or exposing a wound to seawater. Most infections occur from May through October when water temperatures are warmer.
Information on this website focuses on Vibrio species causing vibriosis. To learn about the illness caused by certain strains of V.cholerae, visit CDC’s cholera website.