Escherichia coli (STEC) serotype O104 outbreak causing haemolytic syndrome (HUS) in Germany and France
Keywords: EAEC, EHEC, HUS, Outbreak O104, H4
AbstractAt the beginning of May an outbreak of bloody diarrhoea and haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) began in Germany. During the succeeding months following the initial outbreak in Germany, thousands of infections occurred resulting in 877 cases of haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS) with 32 deaths and 3,043 cases of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) with 16 deaths
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Rubino S, Cappuccinelli P, Kelvin DJ (2011) Escherichia coli (STEC) serotype O104 outbreak causing haemolytic syndrome (HUS) in Germany and France. J Infect Dev Ctries 5:437-440. doi: 10.3855/jidc.2172
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