Vibrio Diseases and Cholera

Vibrio is a bacteria, which belongs to the gamma subgroup of the Proteobacteria. Some Vibrioo bacteria are associated with diarrheal related diseases and other symptoms. Species of Vibrio include the ’Vibrio cholerae’, the agent responsible for cholera and ’Vibrio vulnificus’, associated with infections when eating spoiled seafood.

CNES, Pasteur Institute, and other European research institutes, are involved in the Vibrio Sea Project, lying upon in-situ and space data. It is to better understand the vibrio-linked diseases’ mechanisms.