Vibrio Vulnificus Infection Workup

Updated: Mar 23, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Laboratory Studies

Routine stool, wound, and blood cultures aid in the diagnosis of V vulnificus infection. A polymerase chain reaction assay is a super detection method for V vulnificus. [28]


Imaging Studies

No imaging studies are necessary to help diagnose or treat V vulnificus infection.