CDC: Escherichia Coli O157:H7


Subject:
Nutrition & Food Safety , Infectious Diseases , Food Safety , Foodborne Diseases

Description:
Questions and answers about Escherichia coli O157:H7, "one of hundreds of strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli [E. coli]," and a cause of foodborne illness. Topics include how this E. coli strain spreads, illness caused by the bacteria, prevention measures, and more. In English and Spanish. Provides a link to notices specifically about the 2006 E. coli O157:H7 outbreak from fresh spinach. From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Publisher:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/escherichiacoli_g.htm


PID= res:lii-22604