Lessons learned in the management of hemolytic uremic syndrome in children.

@article{Tapper1995LessonsLI,
  title={Lessons learned in the management of hemolytic uremic syndrome in children.},
  author={David Tapper and Peter Tarr and Ellis D. Avner and J Brandt and John H. T. Waldhausen},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={1995},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={158-63}
}
Escherichia coli O.157:H7 is a serious and common human pathogen that can cause diarrhea, hemorrhagic colitis, and the hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). During a massive outbreak of infection with E coli O157:H7 in January 1993 in Washington State, more than 600 people, mostly children, acquired symptomatic infection, and 37 were hospitalized with HUS at Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle, and six at other hospitals in Washington. Twenty-one (57%) required dialysis. Nineteen (51… CONTINUE READING

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