The Florida Department of Health has revealed that an elderly man died from bacterial infection after eating tainted oyster at a restaurant. The name of the restaurant was not released.
"Vibrio is a bacteria and it lives in saltwater, or brackish water, so any water that has salt in it and it's there essentially all of the time", Said Michael Drennon, who is the Disease Intervention Services Program Manager for Florida Department of Health Sarasota County. The department of health website says this is the first confirmed case and death of Vibrio vulnificus in Sarasota County this year. It reported three cases with a single fatality in 2017, and two cases in 2016 one of which leading to a death.
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While most Vibrio infections from oysters result in milder symptoms such as diarrhea and vomiting, infections caused by Vibrio vulnificus can cause more severe illness, including bloodstream infections and severe blistering skin lesions.
Last year, Manatee County had two cases of flesh eating bacteria and Sarasota County had none.
The Department of Health confirmed the man's death to the South Florida Sun Sentinel.
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People with weakened immune systems or open wounds are at a greater risk for infection. Infections are rare but they can be contracted by eating tainted raw shellfish - such as oysters - or by exposing open wounds to salt water.
The CDC warned that it is impossible to tell if an oyster is bad just by looking at it and advised that cooking them properly is the only way to kill harmful bacteria.
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