Haemolytic uraemic syndromes in the British Isles 1985-8: association with verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli. Part 1: Clinical and epidemiological aspects.

@article{Milford1990HaemolyticUS,
  title={Haemolytic uraemic syndromes in the British Isles 1985-8: association with verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli. Part 1: Clinical and epidemiological aspects.},
  author={David V. Milford and Christopher M Taylor and B Guttridge and SusanM. Hall and Bernard Rowe and Harry Kleanthous},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  year={1990},
  volume={65 7},
  pages={
          716-21
        }
}
A prospective study of the clinical and epidemiological features of the haemolytic uraemic syndromes was conducted over a three year period in the British Isles. Two hundred and ninety eight children were reported. In two thirds of cases stool samples were analysed for the presence of Verocytotoxin producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) and neutralisable Verocytotoxin. A total of 273 (95%) patients had a prodrome of diarrhoea. In these a seasonal variation in the incidence of haemolytic uraemic… CONTINUE READING

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