TITLE

O157:H7

AUTHOR(S)
Weir, Erica
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/25/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the gram-negative bacillus E. coli and its affect on humans. Four mechanisms by which it causes gastroenteritis in humans; Clinical management of infections caused by E. coli; Complications of E. coli infection that include hemolytic uremic syndrome; Prevention of E. coli infection, including cooking all ground beef thoroughly, washing hands, and drinking water that has been treated with disinfectants.
ACCESSION #
3371587

 

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