Human Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection associated with the consumption of unpasteurized goat's milk.

@article{Bielaszewska1997HumanEC,
  title={Human Escherichia coli O157:H7 infection associated with the consumption of unpasteurized goat's milk.},
  author={Martina Bielaszewska and Jan Janda and Květa Bl{\'a}hov{\'a} and H Minar{\'i}kov{\'a} and E J{\'i}kov{\'a} and Mohamed Karmali and J Laubov{\'a} and J. {\vS}ikulov{\'a} and Mark A. Preston and Rasik Khakhria and Helge Karch and H Klazarov{\'a} and Otakar Ny{\vc}},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={1997},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={299-305}
}
A cluster of four cases of haemolytic uraemic syndrome in children occurred in Northern Bohemia, Czech Republic, between 15 June and 7 July, 1995. All the cases had significantly elevated titres of anti-O157 lipopolysaccharide (LPS) antibodies as detected by the indirect haemagglutination assay. All but one of them had drunk unpasteurized goat's milk from the same farm within the week before the disease. Evidence of E. coli O157 infection was subsequently found in 5 of 15 regular drinkers of… CONTINUE READING

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