The epidemiology of infections caused by Escherichia coli O157:H7, other enterohemorrhagic E. coli, and the associated hemolytic uremic syndrome

Epidemiol Rev. 1991;13:60-98. doi: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.epirev.a036079.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Bacterial Toxins / metabolism
  • Canada / epidemiology
  • Child
  • Colitis / microbiology*
  • Disease Outbreaks*
  • Disease Reservoirs
  • Escherichia coli / classification*
  • Escherichia coli / isolation & purification
  • Escherichia coli / metabolism
  • Escherichia coli Infections / diagnosis
  • Escherichia coli Infections / epidemiology*
  • Escherichia coli Infections / transmission
  • Food Contamination
  • Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage / microbiology*
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / epidemiology*
  • Hemolytic-Uremic Syndrome / microbiology
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Purpura, Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic / microbiology
  • Risk Factors
  • Serotyping
  • Shiga Toxin 1
  • Shiga Toxin 2
  • United Kingdom / epidemiology
  • United States / epidemiology

Substances

  • Bacterial Toxins
  • Shiga Toxin 1
  • Shiga Toxin 2