A 53-year-old male asked:
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if ecoli got on my cuff of my sleeve on my dress shirt, do i have anything to be worried about?

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Dr. Steven Warren
9 years experience Family Medicine
No: Usually you need to ingest the organism and it does not live long on a piece of cloth Also your immune system needs to be weakened to get infected We are exposed to the E Coli often and usually do not get sick You should be fine without any problems
Answered on Aug 15, 2014
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