One Stop Shopping for information on E. coli, Hepatitis A, Listeria and Salmonella
OCTOBER 24, 2021
Here are guides – especially for parents – of the four food borne pathogens I see most frequently. E. coli. E. coli are bacteria that can cause serious, sometimes fatal, infections in humans. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that E. coli causes 2,000 hospitalizations in the United States each year.Ten percent of E. coli victims develop hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which can cause kidney failure, damage to the central nervous system, and ultimately death.