Report an error   


Submitted: 14 March 2017 Modified: 16 March 2017
HERDIN Record #: R04A-UPHBL-17031415401624

ISOLATION OF Vibrio cholera El Tor Ogawa FROM GREEN MUSSELS (Perna viridis).

Amirah A. Velarde,
Karissa Mae S. Titic,
Pamela B. Soon,
Allyssa Marie D. Romero,
Jessica R. Rizal,
Mylene L. Lampano

See More

Risk of infection by Vibrio cholera increase when one consumes seafood like green mussel which is a potential reservoir of the bacterium. The study was done to determine if V. cholera could be isolated and typified from green mussel. Standardized bacteriological, biochemical and serological tests were used for its typification. V. cholera was isolated from four collection sites in Cavite. The isolated V, cholera showed the biochemical characteristics based on Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology and correspond to V. cholera El Ogawa. Our results show that green mussels harbor Vibrio spp. The higher the incidence Vibrio in any environment, the higher would be the chances for human pathogenic bacteria to be present. There is a need to educate the public about handling and through cooking of green mussels before they are consumed.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Journal Article, Original
Title
UPH-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University/Medical Center
Frequency
Annual
Publication Date
2016
Volume
7
Issue
7
Page(s)
25-31
LocationLocation CodeAvailable FormatAvailability
UPH-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University/Medical Center Fulltext Print Format
1. Aguilar, E.C. , Rivero, M.H. , Rubi, A. , Arroyo-Helguera, O. , Rodriguez, R.C. . "Isolation of Vibrio cholera El tor Inaba fro Eichhornia crassipens and Ln minor roots in Veracruz, Mexico, Retrieved: September 5, 2015 from Jundisphpur/Microbiol 2014 March" 7(3): 6855, 2014-2014
2. Alam, S. , Nusrin, S. , Islam, S. , Bhuiyan, A. , Rahim, N.A. , Delgado, G. . "Cholera between 19911997 in Mexico was associated with infection by classical El tor variants of Vibrio cholera" Clinical Microbiology 48(10): 3666-74, 2010-2010
3. Ashiru, A.W. , Uaboi-Egbeni, P.O. , Odunlade-Ashade, A.K. , Oyegokeand, T.M. , Idika, C.N. . "Isolation of Vibrio species from the gut of swimming crabs llinectus sp.) and their antibiotic susceptibility. Retrieved July 10, 2015 from" , 2012-2012. Retrieved from: http://http:/www.pjbs.org/pjonline/fin1977.pdf.
4. "Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Manual 2014. Retrieved. September 30, 2015 from" , . Retrieved from: http://www.cdc.gov/biosafety/publications/bmbl5/bmbl.pdf
6. Diaz-Quibonez, A. , Hernandez-Monroy, I. , Montes-Colima, N. , Moreno-Perez, A. , Galicia-Nicola, H. . "Notes from the field: Outbreak of Vibrio cholerae Serogroup O1, Serotype Ogawa, Biotype El Tor Strain- La Huasteca Region, Mexico. Retrieved: September 30, 2015 from" , 2013-2013. Retrieved from: http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6325a5.htm
7. Finkelstein, R.A. . "Cholera, Vibrio cholerae O1 and O139 and other pathogenic Vibrios. In: Baron S. editor." Medical Microbiology. 4th edition. Galveston (TX): University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; 1996. Chapter 2 Available from: , . Retrieved from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK8407
8. Gayathri, V. , Baheerathi, G. , Sethi, S. . "Identification of gut microflora from green mussel(Perna viridis). Retrieved November 8, 2015 from" , . Retrieved from: http://www.researchgate.net/publication/2632976
9. Kumar , D. , Taneja, N. , Gill, S.H. , Kumar, R. . "Vibrio cholerae O1 Ogawa Serotype outbreak in a village of Ambala district in Haryana, India" Indian Journal of Community Medicine: Official Publication of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine 36(1): 66-68, 2011-2011. Retrieved from: http://doi.org/10.4103/09700218.80799