The United States National Prospective Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Study: microbiologic, serologic, clinical, and epidemiologic findings.

@article{Banatvala2001TheUS,
  title={The United States National Prospective Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome Study: microbiologic, serologic, clinical, and epidemiologic findings.},
  author={N Banatvala and Patricia M. Griffin and Katherine D. Greene and Timothy J. Barrett and William F. Bibb and J. Hilary Green and J. Gipson Wells},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={183 7},
  pages={1063-70}
}
The frequency of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli (STEC) serotypes associated with postdiarrheal hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) cases among children and adults in the United States and the proportion with IgM or IgG lipopolysaccharide antibodies to E. coli O157 were determined by use of a nationwide sample from January 1987 through December 1991. Among 83 patients, STEC were isolated from 30 (43%) of 70 whose stool cultures yielded bacterial growth (25 E. coli O157 isolates and 5 non… CONTINUE READING

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