Basic Summary for Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection


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Main name of condition: Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection
Other names or spellings: EHEC, enterohemorrhagic E. coli


What is Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection?
  Brief description of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection: Particularly dangerous type of E coli.
  Parent types of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection: E-coli food poisoning
What causes Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection?
  Causes of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection: Cattle are known to carry EHEC, but other domestic and wild animals and birds also can harbor these bacteria. Heat destroys EHEC and its toxins.1
  Causes of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection: see causes of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection
How is it treated?
  Prevention of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection: see prevention of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia Coli Infection

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Foodborne Diseases, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

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