How can my doctor tell if I have a V. vulnificus infection?
Your doctor may test your blood, stools or any blisters on your skin to tell if you have a V. vulnificus infection.
Vibrio Vulnificus Infection: Diagnosis and Treatment by Michael H. Bross, M.D., Kathleen Soch, M.D., Robert Morales, M.D., and Rayford B. Mitchell, M.D. (American Family Physician August 15, 2007, http://www.aafp.org/afp/20070815/539.html)
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