Community outbreak of hemolytic uremic syndrome attributable to Escherichia coli O111:NM--South Australia 1995.

  • Published 1995 in MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report


Postdiarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is characterized by microangiopathic hemolytic anemia, renal injury, and thrombocytopenia and is associated with infection with Shiga-like toxin-producing Escherichia coli (SLTEC). From January 4 through February 20, 1995, the South Australian Communicable Disease Control Unit of the Health Commission (SACDCU… (More)


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