Escherichia coli

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

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Aloevera Gel expressed almost equal anti bacterial activity against E-coli and Staphylococcus aureus with comparatively less effect against Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
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The researchers found quantities of E-coli and salmonella, along with two other potentially harmful faecal bacteria, shigella and enterobacter, which can cause fever and septic shock.
He said: "In Ireland, no cases of human illness associated with this strain of E-coli have been found.
an E-Coli outbreak in the past two months and thousands have needed treatment.
He said: "The E-coli crisis has affected many growers across Europe.
As far as other vegetables are concerned, importers have to produce safety certificates, which specify that they are free from e-coli bacteria and other related health hazards.
The World Health Organisation have reported a total of 2,086 cases of E-coli in Germany and 722 cases of the serious complication known as HUS, with 26 fatalities.
Performance director David Tanner took the decision after "a risk-based assessment relating to the continuing issue of E-coli in the area.
An urgent review is long overdue and I am calling on the government to set up a review before we have another outbreak of e-coli.
HOSPITAL bosses have admitted "we could have done better" when treating a toddler who died after catching an E-coli bug.
HEALTH inspectors confiscated more than 100 packets of suspect cookie dough from various supermarkets yesterday, as they stepped checks for E-coli contamination.
ONCE again we are faced with the possibility of a major outbreak of the deadly E-coli virus.
SACRAMENTO -- State and federal health departments identified a ranch in San Benito County as the likely source of last fall's E-coli outbreak in spinach that killed three people and sickened more than 200.
AGUA DULCE - A ``boil water'' order for residents of the Sierra Paloma Valley housing development in Agua Dulce has been lifted after test results came back negative for the E-coli virus.