Escherichia coli O157:H7

Escherichia coli O157:H7

[‚es·kə¦rēk·ē·ə ′kō‚lī ¦ō¦wən¦fīv¦sev·ən ′āch¦sev·ən]
(microbiology)
An unusually virulent food-borne pathogen that is found primarily in cattle and causes severe, sometimes life-threatening illness; symptoms include hemorrhagic colitis, hemolytic uremic syndrome, and thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura.
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Crop contamination with Escherichia coli O157:H7 (which in humans can cause severe acute hemorrhagic diarrhea, and in a small proportion of cases can lead to hemolytic uremic syndrome and possibly kidney failure) has been documented through application of raw manure, use of irrigation water contaminated with animal or human feces (Solomon et al.
Streamlined analysis for evaluating the use of preharvest interventions intended to prevent Escherichia coli O157:H7 illness in humans.
The Effect of Incubation Temperature, Initial pH, and Sodium Chloride on the Growth Kinetics of Escherichia coli O157:H7.
Blood and cloacal swabs were collected from 100 (66 female, 34 male) wild tundra swans (Cygnus columbianus) molting in northwestern Alaska, July 25-28, 2008, to establish hematologic and serum chemistry reference values and to isolate enteric Salmonella species and Escherichia coli O157:H7.
An outbreak of Escherichia coli O157:H7 colitis associated with consumption of precooked meat patties.
The disease-causing bacterium Escherichia coli O157:H7 is present, but rare, in some wildlife species of California's agriculturally rich Central Coast region, an area often referred to as the nation's "salad bowl," reports a team of researchers led by a scientist from the University of California, Davis, which found occasional infections in fecal samples of wildlife species common to the area, including cowbirds, coyotes, crows, mice, and feral pigs.
Shiga-toxigenic Escherichia coli O157:H7 (STEC O157) is a zoonotic pathogen.
Researchers from the University of Arizona used arvacrol and cinnamaldehyde in apple-based films, which showed promise in offering protection against Salmonella enterica, Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Listeria monocytogenes.
Clonal structure and pathogenicity of Shiga-like toxin-producing, sorbitol-fermenting Escherichia coli O157:H7.
In a study released in March 2008 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, "Variation in Virulence Among Clades of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Associated With Disease Outbreaks," researchers examined the DNA of more than 500 strains of E.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that consumers should not eat bagged spinach because of an outbreak of illness due to contamination with the potentially deadly bacterium Escherichia coli O157:H7.

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