Who: E. Coli Outbreak Caused By New Strain

WHO: E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization said Thursday that the E. coli bacteria responsible for a deadly outbreak that has left 18 dead and sickened hundreds in Europe is a new strain that has never been seen before....

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  • E. coli outbreak puts brakes on traveling petting zoo from Itasca ... - Duluth News Tribune
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  • E. coli outbreak caused by bacteria
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  • WHO: E. coli outbreak caused by new strain
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  • Europe E.coli outbreak caused by toxic new strain
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  • Escherichia coli
    Escherichia coli (commonly abbreviated E. coli) is a Gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Escherichia that is commonly found in ...
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  • CDC
    What caused this outbreak? It appears that the Escherichia coli (abbreviated as E. coli) O104:H4 strain in Germany was spread mostly by contaminated ...
    08/20/2014 - 5:42 am | View Website
  • E. coli (0157:H7) Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
    E coli O157:H7 is the predominant serotype of E. coli that form one group of EEC. This EEC group is termed enterohemorrhagic E. coli or EHEC. Unfortunately ...
    08/20/2014 - 1:45 am | View Website
  • 2011 Germany E. coli O104:H4 outbreak
    A novel strain of Escherichia coli O104:H4 bacteria caused a serious outbreak of foodborne illness focused in northern Germany in May through June 2011.
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