Escherichia Coli Infections (Hardcover)

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Escherichia coli bacteria cause many illnesses of the gastrointestinal tract. Often, people come down with these diseases when they eat contaminated foods, especially ground beef or raw produce. Though E. coli infections are most common in less developed parts of the world, they are also a problem in the United States--contamination occurred in prepackaged cookie dough in 2009 and in spinach in 2006. But all E. coli are not harmful, as strains found in the human intestinal system can help with vitamin K production or in fighting harmful bacteria. This revised edition of Escherichia coli Infections contains up-to-date information on the different strains of E. coli, including the latest outbreaks, statistics, diagnostic breakthroughs, and vaccine development. Chapters include:

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Publisher Facts on File
Mfg Part# 9781604132533
SKU 211306805
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1604132531
Release Date 6/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.5H x 6.5L x 0.5T
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Editors Note Introduces the bacterial disease, including how it can be transmitted, prevented, and treated, and describes the future of E. coli research.
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