Vibrio parahaemolyticus from the Blue Crab Cailinectes sapidus in Chesapeake Bay

Science  13 Jun 1969:
Vol. 164, Issue 3885, pp. 1286-1287
DOI: 10.1126/science.164.3885.1286


Strains of Vibrio parahaemolyticus, the etiologic agent of "Shirasu" food poisoning in Japan, were isolated from moribund blue crabs Callinectes sapidus and identified by biochemical and serological techniques.