Vibrio parahaemolyticus: researchers at the University of Exeter discover how it can go to sleep and then “wake up”

Scientists have discovered how bacteria commonly responsible for stomach upsets associated with seafood can go dormant and then “wake up”. Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a marine bacteria that can cause gastroenteritis in humans when eaten in raw or undercooked shellfish like oysters and mussels. Image / University of Exeter Bioimaging Unit …

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