Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7: novel vehicles of infection and emergence of phenotypic variants.

@article{Feng1995EscherichiaCS,
  title={Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7: novel vehicles of infection and emergence of phenotypic variants.},
  author={Peter C.H. Feng},
  journal={Emerging Infectious Diseases},
  year={1995},
  volume={1},
  pages={47 - 52}
}
Escherichia coli serotype O157:H7 was only recognized as a human pathogen a little more than a decade ago, yet it has become a major foodborne pathogen. In the United States, the severity of serotype O157:H7 infections in the young and the elderly has had a tremendous impact on human health, the food industry, and federal regulations regarding food safety. The implication of acidic foods as vehicles of infection has dispelled the concept that low-pH foods are safe. Further, the association of… CONTINUE READING

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