Scientists have found half of prawns sampled were contaminated with Vibrio in the United Kingdom but the strains of bacteria identified do not cause severe disease in humans.

Quadram Institute researchers studied Vibrio in prawns in the UK to understand the bacterium’s contribution to human disease and its resistance to antibiotics. Non-cholera vibrios are not a notifiable pathogen in the UK and surveillance programs do not actively test and analyze for it.

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