Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: a survey of dairy cattle in Tripoli, Libya

@inproceedings{Ahmed2014EnterohaemorrhagicEC,
  title={Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: a survey of dairy cattle in Tripoli, Libya},
  author={Mohamed O Ahmed and Yousef M. Abouzeed},
  booktitle={The Libyan journal of medicine},
  year={2014}
}
T he zoonotic potential of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) subtype O157 represents a serious food-borne threat to human health (1 3). A common animal vector of this pathogen is cattle, and human cases of infection are frequently caused by ingesting food products contaminated with bacteria shed in the faecal matter or intestinal contents (2 4). The various manifestations of EHEC O157 infection in humans (ranging from thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura to haemolytic uraemic syndrome… CONTINUE READING
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