A 44-year-old member asked:
What are the health effects of e. coli?
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Pathology 51 years experience
Depends: We all have e coli in our colon. It is present in tap water in small numbers. It can cause infection, like urinary infection if it gets outside the colon. A few toxic strains of e coli cause hemolytic uremic syndrome.
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