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August 14 @ 5:30 pm
Vibrio bacteria: Everything you didn’t want to know, but probably should
Vibrio is a genus of naturally occurring aquatic bacteria found in many regions of the world, including the Chesapeake Bay. Several species of Vibrio can cause illness in humans including gastroenteritis and necrotizing fasciitis – “Waterman’s Disease.”
Speaker: Ava Ellett, Cooperative Oxford Lab/NOAA
Presented by the Oxford Museum at the Oxford Community Center in conjunction with the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit.