TITLE

Calgary seeks help to identify E. coli source

AUTHOR(S)
Eggertson, Laura
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/11/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p560
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that an epidemiologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada has been called by the Alberta, Calgary Health Regions to identify the reason for increased Escherichia coli (E.Coli) infections. According to the medical officer of health Brent Friesen, his staff has asked for help as they are unable to trace the 46 diagnosed cases of E. coli infections to a single source. Freisen also stated that they were concentrating their resources on working with the provincial laboratory to analyze generic patterns.
ACCESSION #
26595515

 

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