Illnesses associated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections. A broad clinical spectrum.

@article{Griffin1988IllnessesAW,
  title={Illnesses associated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections. A broad clinical spectrum.},
  author={Patricia M. Griffin and Steve Ostroff and Robert V. Tauxe and Katherine D. Greene and J. Gipson Wells and James H. Lewis and Paul A Blake},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1988},
  volume={109 9},
  pages={705-12}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To describe the spectrum of illnesses associated with Escherichia coli O157:H7 infections. DESIGN Described an outbreak that showed the broad spectrum of these infections. Reviewed the clinical findings in the other eight major outbreaks reported between 1982 and 1986. Also reviewed reports of sporadic cases. SETTING Outbreaks in communities, nursing homes, a day care center, and a kindergarten. CASES Persons identified in outbreaks of E. coli O157:H7 infections. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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