Escherichia coli

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a species of bacterium normally present in intestinal tract of humans and other animals

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At Doernbecher Children's Hospital, five children are being treated for hemolytic uremic syndrome, a potentially fatal disease caused by E.
The only way to prevent hemolytic uremic syndrome from striking children is to prevent the E.
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Dayton & Montgomery County officials have not determined the specific food product that caused the E.
The documented CTX-M positive isolates exhibited plasmid-mediated resistance that affected the antimicrobial activity of all penicillins and cephalosporins as well as of several alternative antimicrobial agents used to treat community-acquired E.
The hospitalized children have developed a severe complication of an E.
According to the complaint filed by her parents (Docket #: CA09-1389A), 12-year-old Andrea Munro, a Marshfield, Massachusetts resident, ate ground beef produced by Fairbank Farms on September 24, 2009 and became ill with an E.