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What is E-coli food poisoning?

What is E-coli food poisoning?

  • E-coli food poisoning: Type of bacterial food poisoning.
  • E-coli food poisoning: A species of gram-negative, facultatively anaerobic, rod-shaped bacteria (GRAM-NEGATIVE FACULTATIVELY ANEROBIC RODS) commonly found in the lower part of the intestine of warm-blooded animals. It is usually nonpathogenic, but some strains are known to produce DIARRHEA and pyogenic infections.
    Source - Diseases Database

E-coli food poisoning: Introduction

Types of E-coli food poisoning:

Types of E-coli food poisoning:

Broader types of E-coli food poisoning:

How many people get E-coli food poisoning?

Incidence (annual) of E-coli food poisoning: 25,000 cases per year estimated
Incidence Rate of E-coli food poisoning: approx 1 in 10,879 or 0.01% or 25,000 people in USA [about data]

How serious is E-coli food poisoning?

Complications of E-coli food poisoning: see complications of E-coli food poisoning

What causes E-coli food poisoning?

Causes of E-coli food poisoning: see causes of E-coli food poisoning

What are the symptoms of E-coli food poisoning?

Symptoms of E-coli food poisoning: see symptoms of E-coli food poisoning

Complications of E-coli food poisoning: see complications of E-coli food poisoning

Can anyone else get E-coli food poisoning?

More information: see contagiousness of E-coli food poisoning

E-coli food poisoning: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for E-coli food poisoning.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and E-coli food poisoning.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for E-coli food poisoning: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for E-coli food poisoning.
Treatments for E-coli food poisoning: see treatments for E-coli food poisoning

Name and Aliases of E-coli food poisoning

Main name of condition: E-coli food poisoning

Class of Condition for E-coli food poisoning: bacterial

Other names or spellings for E-coli food poisoning:

Escherichia coli, E. coli, E coli

E coli, Escherichia coli Source - Diseases Database

E-coli food poisoning: Related Conditions

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