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Resources & Publications:  Chenier Ecology

April 2006

  • Never eat raw shellfish or improperly cooked seafood.
  • Avoid contaminating wounds with seawater, fish or other sources.
  • Avoid handling crabs, fish, oysters and shrimp with bare hands. Wear gloves, long sleeves, long pants and shoes if you must handle these products.
  • Clean any wounds received from fish or other seafood or wounds that come into contact with seawater, mud, etc. with alcohol or other appropriate disinfectants.

For more information, visit www.vibrio.com and read the "Bad Bug Book" by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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