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DOH Issues Advisory Regarding Vibrio Infections Related to Undercooked Shellfish

Members are encouraged to review this advisory, released on Aug. 14th, regarding vibrio vulnificus infections that have been seen in both NY and CT, some of which have resulted in fatalities. Kindly note the epi, clinical, and testing information, particularly if you have patients presenting with suspect symptoms. Questions specific to this advisory may be directed to the Department of Health at bcdc@heatlh.ny.gov.

Contact: Amy Nelson, Policy Analyst, anelson@leadingageny.org