Clinical experiences in Sakai City Hospital during the massive outbreak of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 infections in Sakai City, 1996.

@article{Fukushima1999ClinicalEI,
  title={Clinical experiences in Sakai City Hospital during the massive outbreak of enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157 infections in Sakai City, 1996.},
  author={Hidefumi Fukushima and Takao Hashizume and Yuka Morita and Jun Tanaka and Keiko Azuma and Yoshinori Mizumoto and M Kaneno and Masarou Matsuura and K Konma and Teruo Kitani},
  journal={Pediatrics international : official journal of the Japan Pediatric Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={213-7}
}
In the middle of July, 1996, a massive outbreak of hemorrhagic colitis (HC) occurred among elementary schoolchildren in Sakai city. This is the most widespread outbreak of O157 infection ever experienced to our knowledge. Lunch foods supplied in the elementary schools in Sakai were contaminated by Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157. One hundred and twenty-one cases developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) from 12,680 symptomatic patients, including putative secondary infections, and three girls… CONTINUE READING
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