Eating raw food, especially sushi, can cause a disease called vibriosis: here everything you need to know about it.
If you love sushi, you’ve definitely heard about how dangerous eating raw fish can be. Actually, it can transmit different dangerous bacteria to human beings, causing serious illnesses, such as vibriosis.
What is vibriosis?
The bacteria responsible for this illness belongs to the sea microflora: its name is vibrio. There are four main types of vibrios, on of which causes cholera. Instead, the Vibrio parahaemolyticus is responsible for most of raw fish and shellfish infections.
In order to cure vibriosis, often a specific antibiotic therapy is enough. Of course, you should also take medicines against vomit and diarrhea. Immune suppressed people can experience more problems, as their immune system is weaker.
How to prevent raw fish vibriosis
In order to avoid this infection, you need to pay attention to some details. First of all, it is fundamental to understand were the fish your going to eat comes from. Fish shops have all the information you need to safely store this kind of products.
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ultimo aggiornamento: 02-03-2019