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Which treatment works the best and fastest for vibrio parahaemolyticus infection?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Vibrio parahemo...: Generally supportive treatment is sufficient, i.e. Replacing fluids to prevent dehydration from diarrhea fluid loss. Antibiotics may be used in prolonged cases. Which antibiotic (tetracycline/ampicillin/ciprofloxacin) depends on the microbe's antibiotic sensitivity pattern.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
A number of drugs: V parahaemolyticus, usually acquired from eating raw shellfish, can be treated with a drug like either Ciprofloxacin or doxycycline.

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