Interventions for preventing diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome: systematic review

@inproceedings{Thomas2013InterventionsFP,
  title={Interventions for preventing diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome: systematic review},
  author={Diana E. Thomas and Elizabeth Jane Elliott},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) may follow infection with Shiga-toxin-producing organisms, principally E. coli O157: H7 (STEC), causing high morbidity and mortality. Our aim was to identify interventions to prevent diarrhea-associated HUS. METHODS Systematic search of the literature for relevant systematic reviews (SRs), randomised controlled trials (RCTs) and public health guidelines. RESULTS Of 1097 animal and 762 human studies, 18 animal studies (2 SRs, 2 reviews, plus 14 RCTs… CONTINUE READING
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