Bacteria

Vibrionaceae

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Vibrionaceae, Vibrio, Aeromonas, Campylobacter, Helicobacter

  • Characteristics
  1. Facultative Anaerobic Gram Negative Rods
  • Genus
  • Vibrio (motile with single polar flagellum)
  1. Vibrio Cholerae
  2. Vibrio parahaemolyticus
  3. Vibrio vulnificus (raw oyster ingestion)
  • Genus
  • Aeromonas (motile with single polar flagellum)
  1. Aeromonas Hydrophila
  2. Aeromonas shigelloides
  • Genus
  • Campylobacter (motile with single polar flagellum)
  1. Campylobacter jejuni
    1. Common cause of Gastroenteritis
  2. Campylobacter fetus
    1. Foodborne Illness in immunocompromised hosts and may infect prosthetic materials, cause Meningitis
  • Genus
  • Helicobacter (motile with multiple flagella)